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Andre A. Konski, MD

Andre A. Konski, MD Physician

Medical Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, Chester County Hospital Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Dr. Konski is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Andre A. Konski

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2014

Recognized by Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2014 through 2017

Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 1988

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Ear and Temporal Bone Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hand Tumor
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumors
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multimodal Therapy (MMT)
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Surgical Cancer Treatment
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology - Brain
  • Radiation Oncology - Gynecology
  • Radiation Oncology - Head/Neck
  • Radiation Oncology - Lung
  • Radiation Oncology - Melanoma
  • Radiation Oncology - Sarcoma
  • Radiation Oncology - Skin
  • Radiation Oncology - Soft Tissue
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Radiosurgery
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Submandibular Tumor
  • Targeted Molecular Therapy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (Urothelial Carcinoma)
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center

Memberships

American Board of Radiology, National American College of Physician Executives, National American College of Radiation Oncology, National American College of Radiology, National American Radium Society, National American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, National Council of Affiliated Regional Radiation Oncology Societies (CARROS), National European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, International European Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Konski is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Andre Konski, Mytheryi Bhargavan, Jean Owen, Ritsuko Komaki, Corey J. Langer, Elizabeth Gore, Rebecca Paulus, Hak Choy, Deborah-Watkins Bruner, Walter J. Curran: An economic analysis of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 94-10: cost-efficacy of concurrent vs. sequential chemoradiotherapy J Radiat Oncol 7 (2): 195-201,2018.

Bajaj A, Harmon G, Weaver J, Martin B, Mysz M, Surucu M, Roeske JC, Konski AA, Small W Jr, Harkenrider MM: A Medicare cost analysis of MRI- versus CT-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy of the cervix: Can MRI-based planning be less costly? Brachytherapy. 17 (2): 326-333,2018.

Amin NP, Nalichowski A, Campbell S, Hyder J, Spink R, Konski AA, Dominello M.: Helical Therapy is Safe for Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Despite Limitations in Achieving Sharp Dose Gradients. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 16 (6): 1173-1178,2017.

Suntharalingam M, Winter K, Ilson D, Dicker AP, Kachnic L, Konski A, Chakravarthy AB, Anker CJ, Thakrar H, Horiba N, Dubey A, Greenberger JS, Raben A, Giguere J, Roof K, Videtic G, Pollock J, Safran H, Crane CH.: Effect of the Addition of Cetuximab to Paclitaxel, Cisplatin, and Radiation Therapy for Patients With Esophageal Cancer: The NRG Oncology RTOG 0436 Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncology 3(11) : 1520-1528,2017.

A.A. Konski: Letting Patients Decide How to Receive Their Imaging Results; A Good Idea or a Dangerous Practice? Part 2: Counterpoint: Patients Should Not Have Unchaperoned Access to Radiology Reports J Am Coll Radiol 14 (10): 1351-1352,2017.

Konski, AA: Approaches to Weighing Benefits vs Costs Oncology (Williston Park) 31 (4): 248-254,2017.

Jones WE 3rd, Suh WW, Abdel-Wahab M, Abrams RA, Azad N, Das P, Dragovic J, Goodman KA, Jabbour SK, Konski AA, Koong AC, Kumar R, Lee P, Pawlik TM, Small W Jr, Herman JM: ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Resectable Pancreatic Cancer. American Journal of Clinical Oncology 40 (2): 109-117,2017.

Truong MT, Zhang Q, Rosenthal DI, List M, Axelrod R, Sherman E, Weber R, Nguyen-Tân PF, El-Naggar A, Konski A, Galvin J, Schwartz D, Trotti A, Silverman C, Singh A, Godette K, Bonner JA, Jones CU, Garden AS, Shenouda G, Matthiesen C, Le QT, Bruner D: Quality of Life and Performance Status From a Substudy Conducted Within a Prospective Phase 3 Randomized Trial of Concurrent Accelerated Radiation Plus Cisplatin With or Without Cetuximab for Locally Advanced Head and Neck Carcinoma: NRG Oncology Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 0522. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 97 (4): 687-699,2017.

Swisher SG, Moughan J, Komaki RU, Ajani JA, Wu TT, Hofstetter WL, Konski AA, Willett CG: Final Results of NRG Oncology RTOG 0246: An Organ-Preserving Selective Resection Strategy in Esophageal Cancer Patients Treated with Definitive Chemoradiation. Journal of Thoracic Oncology 12 (2): 368-374,2017.

Small W Jr, Hayes JP, Suh WW, Abdel-Wahab M, Abrams RA, Azad N, Das P, Dragovic J, Goodman KA, Jabbour SK, Jones WE 3rd, Konski AA, Koong AC, Kumar R, Lee P, Pawlik TM, Herman JM: ACR Appropriateness Criteria Borderline and Unresectable Pancreas Cancer Oncology (Williston Park) 30 (7): 619-624,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Chester County Hospital
701 East Marshall St.

West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (800) 789-7366
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)