North Shore LIJ

North Shore - LIJ Cancer Institute

Louis Potters, MD Chairman, Glen Cove Hospital Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine


Louis Potters, MD, FACR, an internationally renowned expert in prostate cancer treatment and research, was appointed Chairman of Radiation Medicine at North Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center in 2007. Board-certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology, Dr. Potters comes to North Shore-LIJ from South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, where he was Associate Director of Radiation Oncology and Medical Director of the New York Prostate Institute. Since 2006, he has also been an attending physician at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, which is also a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Before joining South Nassau, Dr. Potters was an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.In 1992, Dr. Potters became the first physician to offer prostate brachytherapy on Long Island during his tenure as an attending physician in radiation oncology at North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Potters is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Health Policy Council for the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology, the largest international association of radiation oncologists. He also sits on or chairs numerous committees and task forces of various medical societies, and has lectured and written extensively on prostate cancer and radiation oncology. Dr. Potters has written over 60 peer reviewed articles on radiation oncology and has over 100 accepted abstracts. He is on the editorial board of three leading scientific journals, and peer reviews manuscripts for eight other periodicals. Dr. Potters lectures and teaches throughout the country and world.


Primary Practice Office

CFAM- Dept of Radation Medicine
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11042
Phone Number:(516) 321-3000
Fax Number:(718) 470-8445

Business Offices

LIJMC-Dept of Radiation Medicine
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone Number:(718) 470-7190
Fax Number:(718) 470-8445

Other Practice Offices

LIJMC Dept of Radiation Medicine
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone Number:(516) 321-3000
Fax Number:(516) 470-8445

Glen Cove Hospital-Dept of Rad Med
101 St. Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Phone Number:(516) 674-7550
Fax Number:(516) 674-5010

Hospital Affiliations

Primary Hospital

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Other Hospitals

Franklin Hospital
Glen Cove Hospital
Lenox Hill Hospital
North Shore University Hospital
Southside Hospital
Syosset Hospital


Actively Practicing

Radiation Medicine


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology/Radiation Oncology


Internal Medicine


Medical School

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School


Beth Israel Medical Center - M/C Petrie Division
State University of NY Health Sci Ctr/Brooklyn


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