FLUSHING, NY--The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center has appointed Dattatreyudu Nori, MD, a pioneer in the subspecialty of brachytherapy, to the position of professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Nori will remain as professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology and director of Oncology at The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, which is affiliated with the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and is a member of the New York Hospital Care Network.
In his new position, Dr. Nori will direct the department's clinical activities, its research program, and the training of resident physicians in radiation oncology.
He will also oversee the administration of the radiation oncology programs for the New York Hospital Care Network's 13 member hospitals. The combined network program will be one of the largest in the country, providing state-of-the-art radiation treatments to more than 3,000 new patients each year.