Dr. Bernard Lewinsky, MD

Dr. Bernard Lewinsky, MD

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Radiation Oncology  |  
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75 y/o
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Dr. Bernard Lewinsky, MD is a radiation oncology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.Read his story

Vantage Oncology Los Angeles Radiation Oncology Center

1338 S Hope St

Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Breast Diseases
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more than 67% of peers
Anal Disorders
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more than 65% of peers
Cancer
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more than 62% of peers

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Dr. Lewinsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lewinsky "Dr. Bernard Lewinsky is a board certified Radiation Oncologist. Vantage Oncology provides quality, personalized cancer care in a community setting."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lewinsky "Dr. Bernard Lewinsky received his board certification in Radiation Oncology in 1974. His undergraduate years were at UC Berkeley where he received a Bachelor's degree in Biology. He received a Master's Degree in Biology from the University of Oregon in 1965. His Medical training was at University of California, Irvine, receiving his medical degree in 1969. After a year's internship at LA County-USC, he started his training at Saroni Tumor Institute in San Francisco. He spent a year of Fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, England, and then completed his training at the West Coast Cancer Foundation, San Francisco in 1974. After two years as Chief, Radiation Therapy Service at Letterman Army Medical Center as his Military duty in the Army, he came to Los Angeles and began his practice at Western Tumor Medical Group in 1977. Dr. Lewinsky has been at WTMG since that time and became its President and owner in 1994. He has received the Medal of Commendation for his services in the Army and has also been recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology. Dr. Lewinsky has developed special interest in Breast and Prostate cancers and has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed articles in the Medical literature and has also written several chapters in Medical textbooks. His main interest outside of the Medical field is Nature Photography. He believes there is a healing aspect and connection between nature photography and the human body and mind."

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Therapeutic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adult Development Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer

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Procedures

  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Procedure
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Uc Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California/ Irvine School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • La County-Usc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Saroni Tumor Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Royal Marsden Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Oregon (Masters Degree)
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lewinsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lewinsky does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lewinsky and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lewinsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewinsky to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Lewinsky's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Woodland Hills, CA |
He saved my life, TWICE (2001, 2012). Doctor Lewinsky is a knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate person. He is a true Renaissance Man interested in science, the arts, humanity, and the world in which we all live. I haven't seen him in several years, but I think of him thankfully quite...more
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Dr. Lewinsky accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lewinsky has admitting privileges

California Hospital Medical Center
1401 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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