GREAT NECK, NY — The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the appointment of Louis Potters, MD, FACR, FASTRO, as Executive Committee chair of its Physician and Ambulatory Network Services (PAANS). In this role, Dr. Potters presides over the PAANS Executive Committee, its 12 subcommittees and the appointment of the chairs of the subcommittees. The Executive Committee provides physician participation in the leadership of PAANS and the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group, including strategic planning, operations, finance, marketing, revenue cycle, managed care contracts and patient care criteria.
PAANS is responsible for the operations of the North Shore-LIJ Health System's Ambulatory Services, including over 380 physician practices, and the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group, with a membership of over 2,500 world-class physicians.
An internationally renowned expert in prostate cancer treatment and research, Dr. Potters is chair of radiation medicine at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, a position he has held since 2007. He is also chair and professor of the Department of Radiation Medicine at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Dr. Potters is a member of the Governing Board for the NSLIJ-Cancer Institute and a co-founding director of the North Shore-LIJ Center for Prostate Cancer.
Board certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology, Dr. Potters came to North Shore-LIJ from South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside. He practiced previously at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Potters’ first position as a junior attending physician in 1991 was at North Shore University Hospital in radiation oncology.
Dr. Potters received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Emory University, Atlanta, GA.