Louis Potters, MD, FACR, Chairman, Department of Radiation Medicine

Louis Potters, MD, FACR, an internationally renowned expert in prostate cancer treatment and research, was appointed Chairman of Radiation Medicine at North Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center in 2007.

Board-certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology, Dr. Potters comes to North Shore-LIJ from South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, where he was Associate Director of Radiation Oncology and Medical Director of the New York Prostate Institute. Since 2006, he has also been an attending physician at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, which is also a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Before joining South Nassau, Dr. Potters was an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.In 1992, Dr. Potters became the first physician to offer prostate brachytherapy on Long Island during his tenure as an attending physician in radiation oncology at North Shore University Hospital.

Dr. Potters is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Health Policy Council for the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology, the largest international association of radiation oncologists. He also sits on or chairs numerous committees and task forces of various medical societies, and has lectured and written extensively on prostate cancer and radiation oncology.

Dr. Potters has written over 60 peer reviewed articles on radiation oncology and has over 100 accepted abstracts. He is on the editorial board of three leading scientific journals, and peer reviews manuscripts for eight other periodicals. Dr. Potters lectures and teaches throughout the country and world.

Dr. Potters received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Louis Potters, MD FACR
Department of Radiation Medicine
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Emory University
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
SUNY-Downstate Medical Center

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Radiation Oncology


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May 17, 2010
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