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Lawrence B. Tena, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and on the medical staff at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He is a board-certified radiation oncologist who was formerly an Assistant Professor at New York Medical College and previously worked at The Saint Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center and Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, and in private practice at Eastside Radiation Oncology on the upper eastside and NRAD Long Island Radiation Therapy in Long Island. Dr. Tena practices general radiation oncology and specializes in Head and Neck, Eye, Genitourinary, Gynecological, Gastrointestinal and Central Nervous System cancers and has clinical expertise in brachytherapy and stereotactic radiation therapy. Dr. Tena has been published in numerous medical journals, including Brachytherapy, Ophthalmology, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics and American Journal of Ophthalmology. He has presented his research at medical conferences nationally and internationally. Dr. Tena completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD where he served as the Chief Resident and completed his internship in Internal Medicine at The Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, LA. He received his M.D. from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University. Prior to medical school, he worked as an Installation/Field Service Engineer for Varian Medical Systems and Elekta (formerly Philips Medical Systems).

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    Lawrence B. Tena, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and on the medical staff at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He is a board-certified radiation oncologist who was formerly an Assistant Professor at New York Medical College and previously worked at The Saint Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center and Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, and in private practice at Eastside Radiation Oncology on the upper eastside and NRAD Long Island Radiation Therapy in Long Island. Dr. Tena practices general radiation oncology and specializes in Head and Neck, Eye, Genitourinary, Gynecological, Gastrointestinal and Central Nervous System cancers and has clinical expertise in brachytherapy and stereotactic radiation therapy.

    Dr. Tena has been published in numerous medical journals, including Brachytherapy, Ophthalmology, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics and American Journal of Ophthalmology. He has presented his research at medical conferences nationally and internationally.

    Dr. Tena completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD where he served as the Chief Resident and completed his internship in Internal Medicine at The Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, LA. He received his M.D. from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University. Prior to medical school, he worked as an Installation/Field Service Engineer for Varian Medical Systems and Elekta (formerly Philips Medical Systems).

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    •  Board certified in Radiation Oncology
    •  No malpractice claims found
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    • Radiation Oncology

    Conditions Treated

    • Adult Development Disorders
    • Anal Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bone Cancer
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cancer
    • Cancer Pain
    • Cancer Treatment Complications
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Endometrial Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Genitourinary Cancers
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hyperthrophic Scar
    • Keloid Scar
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Cancer
    • Melanoma
    • Multiple Myeloma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Sarcoma
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Throat Cancer
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vulvar Cancer

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tulane University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1995

    • Internship Hospital
      The Ochsner Clinic

      Completed in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Completed in 2000

    • Undergraduate School
      Boston University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Korean
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Radiation Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
    • Brachytherapy
    • Breast Brachytherapy
    • Cancer Counseling
    • Cancer Pain Management
    • Cancer Treatment
    • External Beam Radiotherapy
    • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
    • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
    • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
    • Prostate Brachytherapy
    • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
    • Radiation Oncology Procedures
    • Radiation Therapy
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery