New York, NY
Dr. Stephen Rush
Howard University - 1983
New York University Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center
Overview and Educational Background
Dr. Stephen Rush began his medical career after attending a six year combined bachelor of science and medical degree program at Howard University in Washington D.C. He went on to complete his residency in Radiation Oncology at New York University Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center in New York.
Dr. Rush entered the academic field when he took a position as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Cornell University Medical College and currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at New York University Langone Medical Center. Radiation therapy is often used to treat various cancers, including mesothelioma.
Dr. Rush is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American College of Radiology, The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the Neurooncology Society. In New York he is an active participant of the New York Head and Neck Society and the New York Metropolitan Breast Group.
Publications and Recognitions
Dr. Rush has authored and co-authored a number of publications and given lectures on brain tumors head and neck cancer, prostate cancer, gynecological malignancies and radiation therapy, specifically in the elderly. He was awarded the Young Oncologist Essay Award from the American Radium Society for clinical research on Pituitary Tumors.
Dr. Rush specializes in the treatment of brain tumors and head and neck cancer. He is also a leading specialist in the Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at the NYU Langone Medical Center and South Nassau Community Hospital.
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