Physicians and Faculty

Paul D Aridgides, MD
Paul D Aridgides, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; All Cancers and Hematological Conditions; Esophageal Cancer; Lung Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Urologic Cancers
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Associations/Memberships: American College of Radiology (ACR); Onondaga County Medical Society

Alexander Banashkevich, MD, FRCPC
Alexander Banashkevich, MD, FRCPC
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; Adult Lymphoma; Anal Cancer; Bile Duct Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Bone Cancer
Education: University of British Columbia
Associations/Memberships: American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO)

Daniel A Bassano, PhD
Daniel A Bassano, PhD
315 464-5084
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology Physics
Education: Syracuse University
Research Interests:

  • The utilazation of more effective imaging technologies and strategies for oncologic diagnosis and treatment.
  • Analysis of outcomes after Gammaknife treatment of various brain pathologies.

Clinical Interests:
  • Treating all cancers using modern external radiation techniques, radioactive sources and the Gammaknife.
  • Using accelerated [1 week],and partial breast[lumpectomy site] irradiation schemes for early breast cancer.

Jeffrey A Bogart, MD
Jeffrey A Bogart, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; All Cancers and Hematological Conditions; Esophageal Cancer; Lung Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Urologic Cancers
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Research Interests:

  • Lung and prostate cancer
  • Clinical investigations through cooperative clinical trials
  • Chair: CALGB Radiation Oncology Committee

Clinical Interests:
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer including IMRT and brachytherapy
  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Pediatric oncology
Associations/Memberships: American College of Radiology (ACR); Onondaga County Medical Society

Seung Shin Hahn, MD
Seung Shin Hahn, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; Head and Neck Cancer; Tongue and Tonsil Cancer; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT); Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Education: Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Research Interests:

Radiosurgery; Radiation sensitizer and protectors; evaluation of radiation sensitivity of normal tissues.

Clinical Interests: Brain Tumors, Head and Neck Cancers,Gynecological Malignancies

Michael Lacombe, MD
Michael Lacombe, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; All Cancers and Hematological Conditions; Head and Neck Cancer; Tongue and Tonsil Cancer; Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT); Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Education: University Hospital, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

Lizhong Liu, PhD
Lizhong Liu, PhD
315 464-5999
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology Physics
Education: University of Michigan

Weidong Li, PhD
Weidong Li, PhD
315 464-5942
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology Physics
Education: University of Virginia

Michael D Mix, MD
Michael D Mix, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; Anal Cancer; Bile Duct Cancer; Brain Cancer; Brain Tumor; Breast Cancer
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Linda L Schicker, MD
Linda L Schicker, MD
315 606-5045
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; Adult Lymphoma; Anal Cancer; Bile Duct Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Bone Cancer
Education: University of Nevada at Reno

Anna Shapiro, MD
Anna Shapiro, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Therapy
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Kathryn M Spinek, NP
Kathryn M Spinek, NP
315 464-9418
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; Radiation Therapy

Karna T Sura, MD
Karna T Sura, MD
315 464-5276
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Radiation Oncology; Adult Lymphoma; Anal Cancer; Bile Duct Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Bone Cancer
Education: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Associations/Memberships: American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), New Practitioner Committee Member; American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Subspecialties

All physicians of the department have sub-specialty expertise with many participating in several multi-disciplinary endeavors with other departments including medicine, surgery, and pediatrics. Our sub-specialty expertise in cancer care includes the following:

  • Head and neck tumors
  • Lymphoma
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Eye tumors
  • Brain tumors
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Gynecologic malignancy
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Pediatric cancers
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