A Board Certified physician in Radiation Oncology, Dr. Leonard Farber has been in private practice for over a decade, recently serving as Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Farber specializes in adult radiation oncology, with particular focus on breast cancer, prostate cancer and gastrointestinal malignancies, lymphomas, head and neck cancers and lung cancers. He is an expert in HDR brachytherapy for various types of cancers, including breast, skin and gynecologic malignancies, and intracranial and body radiosurgery.
After receiving his B.S. and B.A. at the State University of New York at Binghamton, Dr. Farber pursued his M.D. at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Following an internship in internal medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, he did his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Farber is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology, the American Radium Society, the American Brachytherapy Society, the New York Cancer Society, the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, the New York Head & Neck Society, and the Long Island Oncology Network.