John Worthington
Ames, MD

Radiation Oncology

(855) 927-6622

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About your doctor:

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Dr. Ames is passionate about research, development and implementation of cutting-edge

treatment modalities, as well as tried-and-true protocols. He enjoys the challenging

academic environment of the NSLIJ system and participating in successful treatment of

varied malignancies utilizing state-of-the-art techniques such as: Intensity Modulated

Radiotherapy (IMRT); Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT);

High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR) for partial breast , skin and GYN malignancies, and other

progressive treatments.

Dr. Ames is committed to the holistic management of cancer and supports the integration of

complementary modalities (i.e. yoga, meditation, acupuncture, nutrition) in all treatment



Board certifications:

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology/Radiation Oncology

Administrative titles

  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Southside Hospital

Academic titles

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

Medical school

  • George Washington University School of Medicine


  • University of Pennsylvania Medical Center


  • National Naval Medical Center - Bethesda


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Locations & insurance

Northwell Cancer Institute-Imbert Cancer Center

  • 440 East Main Street
    Bay Shore, NY 11706

    Fax: (516) 470-8445

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"We are very satisfied with every aspect of our visit."

"Dr. Ames is excellent."

"Dr. Ames is exceptional! King & caring."

"They have always kept me informed."

"Very good."

"2. Just a follow up amazing Dr. John Ames."

"I would recommend this provider as he & his staff are the "nicest group of people" & they are like my radiation family. Have always treated me with care & concern as I went through cancer. Always answering my questions."

"Dr. Ames is the best!"

"Dr. Ames is very professional, compassionate caring doctor who listens to my concerns and addresses them."

"Would highly recommend Dr. Ames."

"Dr. Ames is one-in-a-million! I would not want to have any other doctor."

"Dr. Ames is the best!"

"A very caring & sincere doctor very hard to find a doctor that really cares."

"Wonderful caring man."

"Dr. Ames is very caring, friendly and listens to me. He does not rush me. I like him very much!"

"Dr Ames is the most compassionate doctor I have dealt with."

"This provider & his office I consider my RT family. Goes above & beyond. Great people. #1. Dr. Ames."


"In the amount of time spent with the provider, in my opinion (was good)."

"Dr. Ames has consistently showed professionalism while showing concern about my condition and in words that I can understand."

"He is an excellent doctor. I feel comfortable with him."

"Dr. Ames is very patient and understanding. he was concerned and ask questions about my health and what was happening."


"Dr. Ames is an amazing and caring dr."


"everyone was courteous and helpful throughout my treatments."

"7. Dr. Ames was great on all."

"For 5 years I have been under the care of Dr. Ames - He has been the most caring & supportive."

"I find Dr. Ames to be very caring & easy to talk to. He takes time & does not make you feel rushed."

"Dr. Ames is a wonderful doctor. He is very caring, patient and kind."

"Every doctor should be like Dr. Ames!"

"I always have confidence in Dr. Ames. He is calm and always answers my questions."

"Very good."

"Most drs. spend 2 minutes in the room and that time is spent looking at their clipboard Dr. Ames looks you in the eye and makes you feel as if you were his only concern for the day."

"Dr. Ames and his staff have been consistently EXCELLENT in all phases of my treatments and follow-up."

"great staff!"

"All very good things to say about Dr.Ames. Professional, knowledgeable, great bedside manner."

"Very positive experience."

"All good!"

"Dr. Ames and his staff made me feel right at home discussing the upcoming treatment."


"All very good in every way -"

"This provider is very caring!"