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Leonard Farber, MD
Dr. Leonard A. Farber (Radiation Oncologist): A Board Certified physician in Radiation Oncology, Dr. Farber has been in private practice for over a decade, recently serving as Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Farber specializes in adult radiation oncology, with particular focus on breast and gastrointestinal malignancies, lymphomas, lung cancers, and head and neck cancers. He has expertise in HDR brachytherapy for various types of cancers, including breast, skin, and gynecologic malignancies, and intracranial and body stereotactic radiation therapy.
After receiving his B.S. and B.A. at the State University of New York at Binghamton, Dr. Farber pursued his M.D. at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Following an internship in internal medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, he did his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Farber is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology, the American Radium Society, the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Medical Society, the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology, the New York Cancer Society, the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, the New York Head & Neck Society, and several others.
Dr. Farber's published writings and lectures have focused on HDR brachytherapy, pancreatic and bile duct cancers, head and neck cancer, breast cancer, Positron Emission Therapy (PET), and cardiovascular radiation. He has served as principal investigator on many clinical trials and has been on the forefront of SBRT and HDR treatment for various types of malignant and benign conditions.
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Entries by Leonard Farber, MD
Before my daughter goes to bed at night, I reaffirm to her what I believe are some of the most important thoughts and beliefs that I have used to guide me, my closest family, my friends, and my patients as well. These are the principles that I share with her: One, believe in your dreams and desires and know that there is absolutely no limitation for any of them. It is not our job to ask as to how they will be provided by the universe, but simply to trust that you will achieve them and receive them. It is… Read more.
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