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Suneel N. Nagda, MD

Suneel N. Nagda, MD Physician

Chair, Pennsylvania Hospital, Radiation Oncology Director, Network Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, Radiation Oncology Regional Network Medical Director, Radiation Oncology Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Dr. Nagda is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Suneel N. Nagda

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • Brachytherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • 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: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), National American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), National American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), National International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), National Susan G. Komen, Philadelphia, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nagda 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:

W. Tristram Arscott, MD; Kathleen Gray, RN; Dennis Kuska, RN; Suneel Nagda, MD; Robert Lustig, MD; Michelle Alonso-Basanta, MD PhD; James M. Metz, MD; Joshua Jones, MD, MA: Evaluating the impact of secure mobile messaging on communication and cancer care team satisfaction in a large radiation oncology clinic Journal of Oncology Practice : 2019.

Ruangkanchanasetr R, Lee JYK, NAGDA SN, Geiger GA, Kolker JD, Bigelow DC, Ruckenstein MJ, Nasrallah M5, Alonso-Basanta M.: Toxicity of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery May Be Greater in Patients with Lower Cranial Nerve Schwannomas. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 79 (6): 2018.

Gui Hongxing, Lhospital Elliott, Staddon Arthur P, NAGDA SN, Zager Eric L, Zhang Paul J L, Brooks John S: Combined Sclerosing and Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma in Previous Craniotomy Site: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature. International journal of surgical pathology : 1066896918802030,2018.

Guttmann DM, Gabriel P, Kennedy C, Rate W, Grizos W, NAGDA SN, Wojtowicz L, Lin L, Freedman GM: Comparison of acute toxicities between contemporary forward-planned 3D conformal radiotherapy and inverse-planned intensity-modulated radiotherapy for whole breast radiation Breast J : 2018.

Alite F, Stang K, Balasubramanian N, Adams W, Shaikh M, Small C, Sethi A, NAGDA SN, Emami B, Harkenrider M: Local control dependence on consecutive vs. nonconsecutive fractionation in lung stereotactic body radiation therapy. Radiother Oncol 121 (1): 9-14,2016.

Baumann BC, NAGDA SN, Kolker JD, Levin WP, Weber KL, Berman AT, Staddon A, Hartner L, Hahn SM, Glatstein E, Simone CB: Efficacy and safety of stereotactic body radiation therapy for the treatment of pulmonary metastases from sarcoma: A potential alternative to resection. J Surg Oncol 114 (1): 65-9,2016.

Chowdhury IH, Ojerholm E, McMillan MT, Miller De, Kolker JD, Kurtz G, Dorsey JF, NAGDA SN, Geiger GA, Brem S, O'Rourke DM, Zager EL, Gangadhar T, Schuchter L, Lee JY, Alonso-Basanta M: Novel risk scores for survival and intracranial failure in patients treated with radiosurgery alone to melanoma brain metastases. Radiat Oncol 10 : 248,2015.

Vogel J, Ojerholm E, Hollander A, Briola C, Mooij R, Bieda M, Kolker J, NAGDA SN, Geiger G, Dorsey J, Lustig R, O'Rourke DM, Brem S, Lee J, Alonso-Basanta M: Intracranial control after Cyberknife radiosurgery to the resection bed for large brain metastases. Radiat Oncol 10 : 221,2015.

F. Alite, K. Stang, M.P. Shaikh, C. Small, A. Sethi, S. Nagda, B. Emami, M.M. Harkenrider: Local Control Dependence on Consecutive Versus Nonconsecutive Fractionation in Lung SBRT: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis ASTRO Annual Meeting : 2015.

Guttman D, Gabriel P, Lin L, Kennedy C, Rate W, Grizos W, Nagda SN, Wojtowicz L, Freedman G: Contemporary Forward Planned 3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy: A Wise Choice for Whole Breast Radiation ASTRO Annual Meeting : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
Widener Basement Level
800 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-3873
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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