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Deputy Physician-in-Chief, Radiation Medicine
Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Chair, Radiation Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital

Chair, Radiation Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Louis Potters, MD, is one of the leaders of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute and is responsible for radiation medicine services to provide patients with the most  advanced cancer care available. He is an internationally renowned expert in the treatment of prostate cancer and a leader in the field of radiation oncology. 

Board certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology, Dr. Potters came to Northwell from South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, where he was associate director of radiation oncology and medical director of the New York Prostate Institute. Before joining South Nassau, he 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, chair and professor of radiation medicine at Zucker School of Medicine, has written more than 80 peer reviewed articles on radiation oncology and has over 100 accepted abstracts. He has lectured extensively on prostate cancer, radiation medicine and health policy.

Dr. Potters received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and a bachelor's from Emory University.

View Dr. Potters' clinical profile.

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