About

About

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

regimens.

Credentials

Credentials

  • 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

  • Residencies

    • University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

  • Internships

    • National Naval Medical Center - Bethesda

  • Affiliations

    • Glen Cove Hospital

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

    • Southside Hospital

    • Syosset Hospital

    • Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/26/2018
"Amazing doctor. Makes me feel at ease very through and informative."
09/20/2018
"Being treated at Northwell, was a very pleasant experience."
09/17/2018
"Dr. Ames is very good. Liked him very much."
09/12/2018
"Dr. Ames was wonderful. He explained every thing to me in detail. He took his time with me and truly cared about my issue."
09/07/2018
"I feel very blessed to be under his care."
08/27/2018
"I wish all doctors were as professional and careing as Dr.Ames !"
08/26/2018
"care provider is kind, gentle and explains all procedures."
08/22/2018
"Excellent doctor. "
08/22/2018
"Dr. Ames is calm, caring and very professional."
08/08/2018
"Dr. Ames is a wonderful and caring doctor. He is very easy to talk to and puts you at ease. You feel that he really cares about your well-being."
07/31/2018
"Dr. Ames is one of the kindest & caring people. He talks to you & explains things to you in a way that you can understand. I would recommend him & the staff."
07/24/2018
"I was very happy with Dr. Ames. He was very informative and he made me feel quite at ease about the whole procedure."
07/16/2018
"I will recommend them to all friends and family"
06/30/2018
"Excellent doctor."
06/29/2018
"Dr. Ames is patient and extremely knowledgeable. Goes to great effort to help."
05/24/2018
"We are very satisfied with every aspect of our visit."
04/27/2018
"Dr. Ames is excellent."
04/26/2018
"Dr. Ames is exceptional! King & caring."
03/31/2018
"They have always kept me informed."
02/28/2018
"Very good."
02/02/2018
"2. Just a follow up amazing Dr. John Ames."
01/15/2018
"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."
01/12/2018
"Dr. Ames is the best!"
01/06/2018
"Dr. Ames is very professional, compassionate caring doctor who listens to my concerns and addresses them."
12/30/2017
"Would highly recommend Dr. Ames."
11/01/2017
"Dr. Ames is one-in-a-million! I would not want to have any other doctor. "
09/25/2017
"Dr. Ames is the best!"
08/24/2017
"A very caring & sincere doctor very hard to find a doctor that really cares. "
08/11/2017
"Wonderful caring man."
07/26/2017
"Dr. Ames is very caring, friendly and listens to me. He does not rush me. I like him very much!"
07/24/2017
"Dr Ames is the most compassionate doctor I have dealt with."
07/21/2017
"This provider & his office I consider my RT family. Goes above & beyond. Great people. #1. Dr. Ames. "
06/29/2017
"Good."
06/16/2017
"In the amount of time spent with the provider, in my opinion (was good)."
05/17/2017
"Dr. Ames has consistently showed professionalism while showing concern about my condition and in words that I can understand."
04/18/2017
"He is an excellent doctor. I feel comfortable with him."
04/09/2017
"Dr. Ames is very patient and understanding. he was concerned and ask questions about my health and what was happening."
03/23/2017
"Good."
03/07/2017
"Dr. Ames is an amazing and caring dr."
01/30/2017
"Good."
12/26/2016
"everyone was courteous and helpful throughout my treatments."
12/13/2016
"7. Dr. Ames was great on all."
11/22/2016
"For 5 years I have been under the care of Dr. Ames - He has been the most caring & supportive."
11/22/2016
"I find Dr. Ames to be very caring & easy to talk to. He takes time & does not make you feel rushed."
11/08/2016
"Dr. Ames is a wonderful doctor. He is very caring, patient and kind."
09/22/2016
"Every doctor should be like Dr. Ames!"
08/07/2016
"I always have confidence in Dr. Ames. He is calm and always answers my questions."
06/30/2016
"Very good."
06/28/2016
"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."
06/17/2016
"Dr. Ames and his staff have been consistently EXCELLENT in all phases of my treatments and follow-up."
05/02/2016
"great staff!"
04/08/2016
"All very good things to say about Dr.Ames. Professional, knowledgeable, great bedside manner."
04/07/2016
"Very positive experience."
04/06/2016
"All good!"
03/18/2016
"Dr. Ames and his staff made me feel right at home discussing the upcoming treatment."
11/05/2015
"Good."
10/20/2015
"All very good in every way -"
08/25/2015
"This provider is very caring!"

In the news

In the news

In the news
To commemorate the opening of the Imbert Cancer Center's new Radiation Medicine Center, more than 80 cancer survivors, physicians, caregivers and family members recently gathered to write messages of hope and healing on the treatment area's unfinished concrete walls as a reminder for all those who would one day receive care at the center...