Dr. Shalom Kalnicki
Shalom Kalnicki, MD, FACRO, is known for his expertise in intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), frameless body stereotactic radiosurgery, and prostate and breast cancers. Dr. Kalnicki is chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Montefiore and a professor of Radiation Oncology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Kalnicki received 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. He returned to Montefiore and Albert Einstein from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania, where he was vice chairman for Clinical Affairs and director of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
Dr. Kalnicki 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. An active researcher, Dr. Kalnicki is currently investigating innovative methods of radiation planning and delivery, including IMRT, positron emission and computed tomography fusion for radiation planning, 4-D treatment planning, target-motion management, and frameless body stereotactic radiosurgery.