Physician Residency Program

David Mattson Jr., MD
Director
Radiation Oncology Residency Program
Program Director, David Mattson Jr., MD, with two residents.

The goal of our residency program is to produce exceptionally trained and highly sought after radiation oncologists who will become leaders in the field.

To that end, we strive to provide the most comprehensive educational experience which emphasizes both clinical excellence and academic achievement.

Current Residents

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has six residents in training. There will be two graduating and two incoming residents in 2020.

Gregory Hermann, MD
Radiation Medicine Resident
PGY 5
Kavitha Prezzano, MD
Radiation Medicine Resident
PGY 5
Maryann Mikucki, MD, PhD
Radiation Medicine Resident
PGY 4
Amit Sood, MD
Radiation Medicine Resident
PGY 4
Mark Farrugia, MD, PhD
Radiation Medicine Resident
PGY 3
Sung Jun Ma
Radiation Medicine Resident
PGY 2

Residency Program Coordinator

Michelle Wahl
Email: Michelle.Wahl@RoswellPark.org

Faculty Physicians

There are twelve faculty physicians. Eight physicians are located at the main Roswell Park campus in Buffalo, NY, where the entirety of the training is located. There are four additional faculty at satellite locations in Olean, NY, Ithaca, NY, Oneida, NY and Orchard Park, NY.

Saif Aljabab, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Varun Chowdhry, MD
Medical Director
Southtowns Radiation Oncology
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Simon Fung-Kee-Fung, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Jorge Gomez, MD
Director
Thoracic Service
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Gregory Hare, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Nadia Malik, MD
Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology
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David Mattson Jr., MD
Director
Radiation Oncology Residency Program
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John Powell, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Dheerendra Prasad, MD, MCh, FACRO
Medical Director
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Anurag Singh, MD
Director of Radiation Research
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Shilpa Vyas, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Radiation Medicine
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Resident Alumni Physicians

As of 2019, we have graduated 19 residents and achieved a board pass rate of 100%.

Resident alumni Tim Wagner, Ying Li, Susie McCloskey, Brigid O'Connor and Kilian Salerno met up at the 2015 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) conference.

2003 - Tom Gergel, MD, is an attending physician at Guthrie Hospital in Sayre, PA.

2003 - Ying Hitchcock, MD, is a clinical professor at University of Utah's Hunstman Cancer Center, Salt Lake City, UT, where she serves as the Residency Program Director.

2004 - Gregory Hare, MD, is Director of Radiation Medicine at the Milliman Radiation Medical Center, Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY

2005 - Patrick Tripp, MD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

2006 - Brigid O'Connor, MD, is a physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

2007 - Tim Wagner, MD, is a physician at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, San Antonio, TX.

2008 - Ying Li, MD, is a physician at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, San Antonio, TX.

2009 - Susie McCloskey, MD, MSHS is an Assistant Professor at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

2010 - Kilian Salerno, MD, is an Associate Research Physician in the Radiation Oncology Branch at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bethesda, MD.

2011 - Luqman Dad, MD, is a physician at Annapolis Radiology Associates, Annapolis, MD.

2011 - Shane Hopkins, MD, is a physician at the McFarland Clinic, Ames, IA.

2012 - Nadia Malik, MD, is an Assistant Professor at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY.

2012 - Sachin Patil, MD, is a physician at Houston Metro Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

2013 - Richard Lee, MD, is a physician at Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI.

2015 - Simon Fung-Kee-Fung, MD, is an Assistant Professor at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY.

2016 - Michael Mix, MD, is an Assistant Professor at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

2016 - Saju Rajan, MD, is a physician at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, Sandusky, OH.

2018 - Ami Patel-Yadav, MD, is a physician at Advanced Radiation Oncology Associates, Bethlehem, PA.

2019 - Charlotte Rivers, MD, is an Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.