Varun Chowdhry

Radiation Oncology
Buffalo Spree Top Doctor 2024

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Cancers Treated:

Specializing In:

Sarcoma and Soft Tissue Tumors Skin Malignancies

About Varun Chowdhry


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Associate Professor of Oncology
  • Director, Sarcoma Service, Radiation Oncology

Roswell Park Care Network

  • Medical Director
  • Southtowns Radiation Oncology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Radiation Medicine


Education and Training:

  • 2009 - MD - State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
  • 2005 - BS - University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


  • 2014 - Radiation Oncology, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY


  • 2015 - Radiation-Oncology/Proton Radiation Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Professional Experience:

  • 2016-2018 - Staff Physician, Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 2015-2016 - Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


Full Publications list on PubMed
  • Chowdhry VK, Goldberg S, DeLaney TF, Cote GM, Chebib I, Kim J, Lozano-Calderón SA, De Amorim Bernstein K. “Myxoid Liposarcoma: Treatment Outcomes from Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy,” Sarcoma, vol. 2018, Article ID 8029157, 6 pages, 2018.
  • Chowdhry VK, Jangro P, Goldberg S, Gagne N, Chabot S, Proulx G, Rauwerdink C. Quality improvement program in radiation oncology: understanding patient hospitalizations, treatment breaks, and weight loss in patients receiving radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol. 2018 Aug 29;13(1):161
  • Chowdhry VK, Bushey JA, Kwait RM, Goldberg S, Ritchie K, Ji Y, McKee, R, Palladino D, Proulx GM. Intraoperative radiation therapy as part of planned monotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. J Radiat Oncol. 2018;7(2):167-173. doi: 10.1007/s13566-017-0338-z. Epub 2017 Dec 19.
  • Chowdhry VK. “Where Evidence Meets Experience” Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jul - Aug;8(4):219-220. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2017.06.009. Epub 2017 Jun 23.
  • Chowdhry VK, Liu L, Goldberg S, Adams JA, Bernstein K, Liebsch NJ, Niemierko A, Chen YL, DeLaney TF. Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Tolerance to High Dose Conformal Proton-Photon Radiation Therapy. Radiother Oncol. 2016 Apr;119(1):35-9. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.01.002. Epub 2016 Jan 11.
  • Eaton BR, Chowdhry V, Weaver K, Liu L, Ebb D, MacDonald SM, Tarbell NJ, Yock TI. Use of proton therapy for re-irradiation in pediatric intracranial ependymoma. Radiother Oncol. 2015 Aug;116(2):301-8. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2015.07.023. Epub 2015 Aug 1.
  • Chowdhry VK, Chowdhry AK, Golman N, Scalzetti EM, Grage RA, Bogart JA. Complications from CT guided core-Needle Biopsy for patients receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy for early stage lesions of the lung. Clin Lung Cancer. 2014 Jul;15(4):302-6.