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Meet the Neuro-Oncology Physicians

Shalom Kalnicki, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Radiation Oncology
Practice Specialty
Radiation Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education
University of Sao Paulo
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship
Montefiore Medical Center
Board Certified
Radiation Oncology
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Park at 1625 Poplar
1625 Poplar Street
Bronx, NY 10461-2653
Phone: (718) 405-8550
Fax: (718) 405-8551
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4361
Fax: (718) 519-9843
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-9204
Fax: (718) 405-8551
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Montefiore Dobbs Ferry Practice
18 Ashford Avenue
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1823
Phone: (914) 478-2460
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Montefiore M-E Center for Cancer Care
1521 Jarrett Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2606
Phone: (718) 862-8840
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Academic Title
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
Clinical Focus
Radiation Oncology
Research Focus
An active researcher, Dr. Kalnicki is currently investigating innovative methods of radiation planning and delivery, including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), PET-CT fusion for radiation planning, 4-D treatment planning, target motion manage
Publications
Biography
Dr. Kalnicki focuses on researching and implementing new technologies in the radiation treatment of cancer, with the aim of enhancing the dose to the tumor target while preserving normal tissues from radiation injury, potentially increasing tumor control and improving quality of life. He pioneered the use of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), target motion management with 4-D radiation planning, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and functional tumor imaging with PET-CT (positron emission tomography – CAT scan) fusion techniques. His research has implications for radiation treatment planning and techniques used for most clinical situations in radiation oncology, including brain, head and neck, thoracic, upper abdominal and pelvic malignancies. Dr. Kalnicki earned his medical degree at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He completed his residency and fellowship in radiotherapy at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He came to Montefiore and Einstein from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, where he was Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs and Director of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Dr. Kalnicki served as Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Allegheny University of Health Sciences in Pittsburgh. He is a member of many prominent professional societies. He has authored numerous articles and abstracts during his career and is a recipient of several awards, including the Fellowship Award from the American College of Radiation Oncology.