About

About

Dr. Goenka is board-certified in radiation oncology and physics and has extensive experience with proton radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy and brachytherapy applications.

He received his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University and completed his post graduate training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He specializes in the treatment of cancers of all subsites, including brain, head and neck, lung, breast, esophageal, colorectal/anal, prostate, and gynecological malignancies.

Dr. Goenka is the recipient of several leadership awards, has published numerous articles and abstracts in national and international journals and has participated as a guest speaker internationally. He holds memberships at the American Medical Association, American Society

for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin among others and is actively involved in Community Outreach programs.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology/Radiation Oncology

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel -- Petrie Division

    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Affiliations

    • Glen Cove Hospital

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

    • Southside Hospital

    • Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

450 Lakeville Road, Entrance A - Radiation MedicineLake Success, NY 11042

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/05/2019
"Dr. Goenka is a very caring doctor. LISTENS to his patients and gives very sound advice. Takes everything into consideration."
08/27/2019
"Dr. Goenka is an excellent doctor. NP Laura is very helpful and understanding. "
07/23/2019
"Dr. Goenka is the best! He is very informative, goes over everything nicely with the patient. He answered all my questions& addressed all my concerns. "
06/18/2019
"The greatest physician ever!"
04/04/2019
"For highly recommended. He deserve."
03/28/2019
"Dr. Goenka is the best. Always takes time to explain things thoroughly."
02/27/2019
"My provider was very much concern about my condition and communicated to my level of understanding. He spent time with me in every visit to make sure all my questions were answered."
01/11/2019
"Top shelf & very professional, caring."
11/17/2018
"Feel very good about the care I got. "
11/13/2018
"Exceptionally excellent."
11/11/2018
"Dr. Goenka very clearly described the treatment that I was going to undergo."
09/15/2018
"Thank you for your help."
08/28/2018
"I manifested to my family & friends about the efficiency & kindness from your services I am very satisfied & appreciative. "
05/19/2018
"Dr. Goenka was excellent!!!"
05/18/2018
"Best doctor ever. Very thoughtful & considerate of his patients. Would not hesitate for a minute to recommend him."
03/31/2018
"Dr. Goenka is very good caring doctor."
01/19/2018
"Friendliness concern and dedicated attention has been an important part of my care for the past three years."
01/12/2018
"Keep up the good work."
12/30/2017
"Excellent interaction with Dr. Goenka."
10/26/2017
"I would recommend all I know to Dr. G."
10/07/2017
"The doctor was very attentive, informative, showed great concern & made me feel very good!!!"
10/03/2017
"Very concern and informative about a patients condition. "
09/18/2017
"If I did not understand something. They explained it very well until I got it."
09/13/2017
"Dr. Goenka is an exceptional physician. He everything that a doctor should be."
09/06/2017
"Dr. Goenka is the greatest doctor ever. I would not hesitate for one minute to recommend him to anyone. He shows he really CARES about his patients."
08/29/2017
"Dr. Goenka is one of the kindest most patient physicians I have had. Before my surgery I called him on his cell and he spoke w/me for 20 minutes."
08/14/2017
"No bad experience."
07/26/2017
"#1. Dr.Goenka MD."
07/03/2017
"Dr. Goenka spent time listening to my concerns, was genuinely interested and VERY KIND!!"
06/15/2017
"Good."
05/25/2017
"Keep up the good work."
05/25/2017
"Great doctor."
04/18/2017
"Excellence."
04/06/2017
"Dr. Goenka is a superb physician; his sympathetic attention to my situation could not be improved."
04/04/2017
"very good experience Doctor take so much time to explain about treatment, listen carefully my question and answer everything with detail to help me ! thanks God I know this best and human Doctor."
04/01/2017
"all good people all excellent"
03/15/2017
"Unique approach - gave me info rest of my team did not, VERY good experience with Dr. Goenka and his support staff."
12/15/2016
"The provider was very informative. I was at ease w/him."
11/16/2016
"Dr. Goenka have the ability to listen, his caring and knowledge is rewarding."
10/13/2016
"Dr. Goenka is very knowledgeable & made me feel at ease every time."
10/05/2016
"Care provider helped me understand the treatment monitor me and answer my questions."
09/23/2016
"Keep up the good work."
08/25/2016
"Dr. Goenka is a wonderful physician and I am glad he is a member of my healthcare team."
08/09/2016
"Dr. Goenka is a GEM!!! My experience with radiation was great because of him and his fabulous team. I actually looked forward to going each day. I have very high expectations and Dr. Goenka exceeded mine!!!!!!"
08/06/2016
"Great and provided hope for an excellent healthy future."
08/01/2016
"Dr. Goenka was both professional and very caring. I cried in the room during the visit and he said it's OK to cry here. You don't have to cover it up. I'm impressed by his skill of his work but also his humanity or kindness to me as the patient."
07/11/2016
"always friendly courtesy and proffessional"
06/16/2016
"Dr Goenka is one of the best MD's I've ever had."
06/15/2016
"New patient, very impressed with everything and I've worked in many hospitals. Great experience."
06/14/2016
"Good."
06/09/2016
"Yes I will tell my friend dr. excellent."
06/04/2016
"DR.GOENKA is one of the most doctors I have had. He listens to you and allows you to talk."
04/28/2016
"Special thanks to the provider for his medical and mental support during the time of my treatment."
04/12/2016
"Excellent in all aspects."
10/20/2015
"Dr. Goenka, very caring doctor. Nurse practitioner was great."
10/15/2015
"Fail! Doc had no curiosity Re: Speaking with my other surgeon."
10/08/2015
"Too many doctors take a one size - fits - all approach, treating all patients with equal condescension - not the case here."

In the news

In the news

In the news
Anuj Goenka, MD, cautions the Wall Street Journal that proton therapy is often advertised as having no side effects.
After facing a rapid onset of symptoms because of a undiagnosed brain tumor, Dorothy Emer was saved by Lenox Hill's neurosurgeons through a Gamma Knife radiosurgery procedure.
Anuj Goenka, MD, and Michael Schulder, MD, comment in this Island Now report.
The Island Now and Manhasset Press cover Northwell's research in testing intraoperative radiotherapy for glioblastoma.