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Edgar Ben-Josef, MD

Edgar Ben-Josef, MD Physician

Vice-Chair for Translational Research, Department of Radiation Oncology Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Hebrew

Dr. Ben-Josef is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 1994

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology - Gastroenterology
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Hebrew-Hadassah University
Residency: Beilinson Medical Center
Residency: Harper Hospital

Memberships

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), International American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National American Society for Radiation Oncology Oncology (ASTRO), International American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) , International American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), International Amgen, Inc., National Association for Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs (ADROP), National Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., Chadds Ford, PA, Local European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO), International IGG International Inc., Cambridge, MA, International Michigan Society of Therapeutic Radiologists, Local National Cancer Institute , National National Cancer Institute, National National Cancer Institute, National National Cancer Institute, National National Cancer Institute, National National Comprehensive Cancer Network, National Praecis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Waltham, MA, National Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Newton, MA, International Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), National RxKinetix, Inc., Louisville, CO, National South West Oncology Group (SWOG), National South West Oncology Group (SWOG), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ben-Josef is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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:

Mi Huang, PhD, Johan Van Soest, MS, Haoyu Zhong, et al.: Rectal Cancer Outcome Study Based on Multiple Clinical Trials with Random Survival Forests Versus Cox Regression Prediction Models ASTRO 2017 annual meeting : 2017.

Feng, M et al.: "Individualized Adaptive Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Patients at High Risk for Liver Damage" JAMA Oncology : 2017.

William Arscott, Brendan Burgdorf, Maura Kirk, Reid Thompson, Edgar Ben-Josef: Dosimetric advantages of proton beam stereotactic body radiation therapy for liver tumors ASTRO annual meeting 2017 : 2017.

Huang, M., Liu, D. Gabriel, P., Ben-Josef, E., Zhong, H., Boimel, P., Yin, L., Gene, H., Cheng, C., Bilker, W., Xiao, Y: Rectal Cancer Outcome Prediction Based On Institutional Data with Random Forests and Random Survival Forests. AAPM annual meeting 2017 : 2017.

Boimel PJ, Zhong H, Fan Y, Rosen M, Lukens JN, Xiao Y, Ben-Josef E.: Pre-treatment MRI radiomic features correlate with pathologic response and metastasis in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal cancer ASTRO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2017 : 2017.

William Arscott, Sriram Venigalla, Kevin Nead, David Guttmann, Jacob Shabason, John Lukens, John Plastaras, James Metz, Mark O'Hara, Kim Reiss, Ursina Teitelbaum, Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, Edgar Ben-Josef: Preliminary Outcomes Following Use of Concurrent Nab-Paclitaxel and Radiotherapy - A Novel Regimen for Borderline Resectable or Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer ASTRO annual meeting 2017 : 2017.

Zhong H, Boimel PJ, Fan Y, Wang J, Geng H, Huang M, Cheng C, Rosen, M, Ben-Josef E, Xiao Y.: Predicting overall survival of local advanced rectal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy by radiomic features extracted from planning CTs ASTRO Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 2017 : 2017.

Maarouf A. Hoteit, MD1; Christine Hsu, MD1; Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD2; Kimberly A. Forde ,MD1; Greg Nadolski, MD3; Michael C. Soulen, MD3; Laura E. Kron1, Steve Helmke, PhD4,5, Gregory T. Everson, MD4,5; Edgar Ben-Josef, MD6: Hepatic functional deterioration after liver directed therapy (LDT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) detected by the HepQuant® SHUNT test: a pilot study AASLD The Liver Meeting; Washington DC 2017 : 2017.

Zhong H, Boimel PJ, Fan Y, Wang J, Geng H, Huang M, Cheng C, Rosen, M, Ben-Josef E, Xiao Y.: The predictive T1 MR Radiomics Features for the Outcome of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients AAPM annual meeting 2017 : 2017.

Li H, Zhong H, Boimel PJ, Ben-Josef E, Xiao Y, Fan Y.: Deep convolutional neural networks for imaging based survival analysis of rectal cancer patients ASTRO Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 2017 : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-3932
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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