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Radiation Oncology Residency Program

The New York Methodist Hospital Department of Radiation Oncology Residency Training Program is an educational program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). It offers four-years of residency training in the specialty of radiation oncology, which follows the resident's satisfactory completion of one year of clinical training (internship) in medicine, surgery, or a transitional program at any institute accredited by the ACGME.

The Program faculty includes of six radiation oncologists, three medical physicists and one radiation biologist. The Department houses three megavoltage linear accelerators (LINAC) and one CT simulator. Both interstitial and intracavitary brachytherapy techniques with either high-dose-rate (HDR) after-loading or low-dose-rate (LDR) - are available. The department is very active in both cranial and body stereotactic radiotherapy procedures (SRS, SBRT) and mammosite intrammamry brachytherapy. The department is a main NRG site for national studies sponsored by NSABP, GOY and RTOG.

Department Faculty

Hani Ashamalla, M.D., Department Chairman and Program Director
Sameer Rafla, M.D., F.R.C.R., Chairman Emeritus
Kapila Parikh, M.D.
Mounzer, Tchelebi, M.D.
Bahaa Mokhtar, M.D.
Eva katsoulakis, M. D.

K. Ikoro., Ph.D., Chief Physicist
Paul Graves, Ph.D., Radiobiologist

Radiation Oncology Program Schedule


For more information, please contact the program coordinator at 718.780.3677.