Potters, MD

Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine

(855) 927-6622

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Louis Potters, MD, FACR, FASTRO is chairman of the Department of Radiation Medicine at North Shore-LIJ Health System and professor at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He is also chairman of the North-Shore-LIJ Medical Group executive committee and Board of Governors.

Dr. Potters is a practicing radiation oncologist and prostate cancer treatment expert, including all aspects of external beam radiation, brachytherapy and radiosurgery. He has been in practice for more than 24 years. He is an internationally renowned prostate cancer researcher, having authored more than 100 publications, book chapters and editorials.

Board-certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology, Dr. Potters previously served as New York Prostate Institute medical director and as associate professor of radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from the New Jersey Medical School, and his undergraduate degree from Emory University.

Dr. Potters has served as a board member and in other leadership roles for the American Society of Radiation Oncology and other medical societies. He has authored several key national cancer treatment guideline documents for radiation oncology. Dr. Potters has been a US Nuclear Regulatory Commission consultant, a, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) reviewer, is aCommission on Cancer executive committee member, worked on several National Quality Forum (NQF) panels and has been a member of several US Department of Health and Human Services committees. He is a senior editor of Practical Radiation Oncology, on the editorial board of Oncology and Brachytherapy and reviews several other medical journals.

Dr. Potters oversees one of the largest radiation oncology departments with a faculty devoted to excellent patient care, research and the education of tomorrow's oncologists. The department has become a pioneer for high quality and safe cancer care through its recognized Smarter Radiation Oncology® initiative.


Board certifications:

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology/Radiation Oncology

Administrative titles

  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Glen Cove Hospital
  • Director - Division Director of Radiation Therapy of Radiation Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Southside Hospital

Academic titles

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

Medical school

  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School


  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel -- Petrie Division
  • State University of NY Health Sci Ctr/Brooklyn
  • State University of NY Health Science Ctr/Brooklyn


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Locations & insurance

Center for Advanced Medicine

  • 450 Lakeville Road
    Suite Entrance D - Radiation Medicine
    New Hyde Park, NY 11042

    Fax: (718) 470-8445


  • 270-05 76th Avenue
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040

    Fax: (516) 674-5010

LIJMC - Dept. of Radiation Medicine

  • 270-05 76th Avenue
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040

    Fax: (516) 470-8445

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