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Goldie A. Kurtz, MD

Goldie A. Kurtz, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Dr. Kurtz is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acoustic Neuroma (Vestibular Schwannoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Gamma Knife
  • Proton Therapy
  • Radiation Oncology - Brain
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Radiosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Tumor

Description of Clinical Expertise

Central Nervous System Radiotherapy: Benign and Malignant Tumors
Pediatric Radiotherapy
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
CyberKnife Radiotherapy
Proton Therapy

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
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Toronto School of Medicine
Residency: University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals

Memberships

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, National Society for Neuro-Oncology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kurtz is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • 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:

Vogel J, Both S, Kirk M, Chao HH, Bagatell R, Li Y, Womer R, Balamuth N, Reilly A, Kurtz G, Lustig R, Tochner T, Hill-Kayser C.: Proton Therapy for Pediatric Head and Neck Malignancies Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 65 (2): 2018.

W. Tristram Arscott, Christina Cope, Leslie Kersun, Anne Reilly, Jill Ginsberg, Wendy Hobbie, Goldie Kurtz, Christine Hill-Kayser: Proton Therapy for Management of Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Involving the Mediastinum: Evaluation of Toxicity and Evolution of Therapy Over 7 Years of Experience ASTRO Poster Presentation 60th Annual Meeting : 2018.

Goldie Kurtz, Michelle Alonso-Basanta, Robert Lustig: Radiotherapy for Gliomas (Chapter) Gliomas: Aspectos Clinicos y Quirurgicos (Book) : 2016.

Ojerholm E, Anderson N, Patel K, Wang P, Lustig R, Alonso-Basanta M, Kurtz G, Jones J.: Impact of image guidance during whole-brain radiotherapy. Practical Radiation Oncology : 2016.

Chowdhury IH, Ojerholm E, McMillan MT, Miller D, Kolker JD, Kurtz G, Dorsey JF, Nagda SN, Geiger GA, Brem S, O'Rourke D, Zager EL, Gangadhar T, Schuchter L, Lee JYK, Alonso-Basanta M.: Novel risk scores for survival and intracranial failure in patients treated with radiosurgery alone to melanoma brain metastases. Radiation Oncology 10 (1): 248-257,2015.

Kurtz, G., Zadeh, G., Gingras-Hill, G., Millar BA, Laperriere, N., Bernstein, M., Jiang, H., Menard, C., Chung, C.: Salvage Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases: Prognostic Factors to Consider in Patient Selection International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 88 (1): 137-142,2014.

Habbous, S, Pang, V, Eng, L, Xu, W, Kurtz, G, Liu, FF, Mackay, H, Amir, E, Liu, G: p53 ARG72Pro polymorphism, HPV status and initiation, progression, and development of cervical cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clincal Cancer Research 18 (23): 23-31,2012.

Goldie Kurtz, Natasha Pinto: Ethical, Legal and Organizational Aspects of Medicine. Toronto Notes Comprehensive Medical Reference. : 2009.

Kurtz,G.,: Improving Cervical Cancer Prevention and Screening Rates: Reaching Ontario's Underscreened Populations. For the greater Toronto Area Cancer Prevention and Screening Network. Ontario Medical Review : 2008.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
TRC-2-West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6398
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)