About Me

I joined Pelisyonkis Langone’s Department of Radiation Oncology as a professor and vice chair in 2009. As a radiation oncologist, I treat people who have early and advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma, small cell carcinoma of the lung, malignant thymomas, sarcomas, and gynecologic malignancies.

At Perlmutter Cancer Center, I am part of an outstanding team of colleagues, including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiologists, pulmonary physicians, pathologists, and scientists. We provide people with the best possible care and participate in clinical trials to advance medical knowledge in cancer biology and oncology.

I also work with a talented team of medical physicists, residents, nurses, and radiation therapists. Using advanced technology, we provide the safest and most effective radiation treatments. I pride myself in developing the best possible radiation treatment plans for individual patients.

My research interests include trials in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat people who have early or recurrent non-small cell lung carcinoma. I am also interested in using immunotherapy and radiation therapy for the treatment of lung cancer, as well as using intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and chemotherapy to treat people who have cervical and uterine cancer.


Conditions and Treatments

thoracic cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, radiation therapy, cervical cancer, thymus cancer, uterine cancer, gynecologic cancer, thymoma, endometrial cancer, prostate cancer, vulvar cancer
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Director, Faculty Affairs, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Vice Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology, 1990
Education and Training
  • Residency, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, 1988
  • MD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1984
  • PhD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1980
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Pelisyonkis Radiation Oncology Associates

160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

Phone

-731-5003

Pelisyonkis Radiation Oncology Associates

560 1st Avenue, 2nd Floor Energy Building
New York, NY 10016

Phone

-501-8900

Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital Brooklyn

150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Phone

718-630-7193

Research Academic Contact

Academic office

160 East 34th Street

First Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

-731-5003

Clinical Trials

  • A Randomized Control Trial of Home Delivered Medically Tailored Meals on Quality of Life in Metastatic Cancer Patients
  • Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Both Erlotinib And Chemoradiation As Adjuvant Treatment For Patients With Resected Head Of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma
  • A Randomized Phase III Study of Sublobar Resection (SR) versus Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SAbR) in High Risk Patients with Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Publications

  • Dose dissonance in radiation oncology: Consensus needed when prescribing dose in radiation therapy [Editorial]

    Schiff, Peter B Schiff, Peter B
    Practical radiation oncology. 2017 Nov -. 7 (6): e579-e580

  • Fractionation Schedule and Risk of Local-Regional Failure for Patients treated on NRG Oncology RTOG 9003 and 0129 [Meeting Abstract]

    Konski, AA; Harris, J; Kim, HE; Nguyen-Tan, PF; Fu, KK; Schiff, PB; Rosenthal, DI; Trotti, A; Spencer, SA; Jones, CU; Yom, SS; Yom, SS; Shenouda, G; Ridge, JA; Schultz, CJ; Pearce, AG., Jr; Suntharalingam, M; Zhang, Q; Le, QT Konski, AA; Harris, J; Kim, HE; Nguyen-Tan, PF; Fu, KK; Schiff, PB; Rosenthal, DI; Trotti, A; Spencer, SA; Jones, CU; Yom, SS; Yom, SS; Shenouda, G; Ridge, JA; Schultz, CJ; Pearce, AG., Jr; Suntharalingam, M; Zhang, Q; Le, QT
    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2017 OCT 1. 99 (2): S44-S45

  • Patterns of Dose Prescription and Recording in Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: A Multi-institutional Study [Meeting Abstract]

    Das, IJ; Andersen, AD; Bayliss, A; Chen, Z; Dimofte, A; Huang, L; Ai, H; Langer, MP; Lee, C; Popple, RA; Rice, R; Schiff, PB; Zhu, TC Das, IJ; Andersen, AD; Bayliss, A; Chen, Z; Dimofte, A; Huang, L; Ai, H; Langer, MP; Lee, C; Popple, RA; Rice, R; Schiff, PB; Zhu, TC
    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2017 OCT 1. 99 (2): S68-S69