Peter B. Schiff, MD, PhD

  • Specialty: Radiation Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-731-5003

About Me

I joined NYU Langone’s Department of Radiation Oncology as a professor and vice chair in 2009. As a radiation oncologist, I treat people who have early and advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma, small cell carcinoma of the lung, malignant thymomas, sarcomas, and gynecologic malignancies.

At Perlmutter Cancer Center, I am part of an outstanding team of colleagues, including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiologists, pulmonary physicians, pathologists, and scientists. We provide people with the best possible care and participate in clinical trials to advance medical knowledge in cancer biology and oncology.

I also work with a talented team of medical physicists, residents, nurses, and radiation therapists. Using advanced technology, we provide the safest and most effective radiation treatments. I pride myself in developing the best possible radiation treatment plans for individual patients.

My research interests include trials in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat people who have early or recurrent non-small cell lung carcinoma. I am also interested in using immunotherapy and radiation therapy for the treatment of lung cancer, as well as using intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and chemotherapy to treat people who have cervical and uterine cancer.


Conditions and Treatments

thoracic cancer, cancer of the soft tissue, lung cancer, small cell carcinoma of lung, non-small cell lung carcinoma, radiation therapy, prostate diseases, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, cancer of endometrium

Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Director, Faculty Affairs, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Vice Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology, 1990
Education and Training
  • Residency, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, 1988
  • MD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1984
  • PhD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1980
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NYU Radiation Oncology Associates

160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

NYU Radiation Oncology Associates

560 1st Avenue, 2nd Floor Energy Building
New York, NY 10016

PERLMUTTER CANCER CENTER - Lutheran - Radiation Oncology

150 55th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11220

NYU Lutheran Associates

150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Research Academic Contact

Academic office

160 East 34th Street

First Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-731-5003

Publications

  • Dose dissonance in radiation oncology: Consensus needed when prescribing dose in radiation therapy [Editorial]

    Schiff, Peter B Schiff, Peter B
    Practical radiation oncology. 2017 May 9. ?-?

  • The Use of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Treatment for Lung Cancer in the Primary and Salvage Settings: Defining a New Clinical Niche [Meeting Abstract]

    Katz, LM; Shin, S; McCarthy, A; Schiff, PB Katz, LM; Shin, S; McCarthy, A; Schiff, PB
    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2016 OCT 1. 96 (2): E666-E666

  • Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Single-Institution Experience [Meeting Abstract]

    Katz, LM; Shin, S; Schiff, PB; Rosen, G; Rapp, T Katz, LM; Shin, S; Schiff, PB; Rosen, G; Rapp, T
    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2016 OCT 1. 96 (2): E716-E717

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