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Sameera Kumar, MD

Dr. Sameera Kumar

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

About

Assistant Professor

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, July 2014-June 2018
    • Resident in Radiation Oncology, 2014-18
    • Chief Resident, 2017-18
  • PhD candidate,  Clinical and Translational Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY,  January 2015- Present
  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, 2013

Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology
Publications

Selected Publications

Kumar, S; Hall, L; Li, X; Downes, L; Shearer, A; Shelton, B; Gerring, S; McGarry, R. “Comparing Dosimetric Parameters and Clinical outcomes among different SBRT modalities.” IJROBP. Submitted.

Kumar, S; Feddock, J; Li, X; Shearer, A; Hall, L; Shelton, B; Arnold, S; McGarry, M. “An Update of a Prospective Study of SBRT for Post-chemoradiation Residual Disease in Stage II/III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.” IJROBP. Accepted- In Press. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.07.036

Kumar, S; Higgins, K; McGarry, R. “Emerging Therapies for Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Immunotherapy.” Frontiers of Oncology. Front. Oncol., 04 September 2017.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2017.00197

Verma, V; Shostrom, V; Kumar, S; Zhen, W; Hallemeier, C, Braunstein, S; Holland, J; Harkenrider, M; Ishkhanian, A; Neboori, H; Jabbour, S; Attia, A; Lee, P; Alite, F; Walker, J; Stahl, J; Wang, K; Bingham, B; Hadzitheodorou, C; Decker, R; McGarry, R; Simone, C. “Multi-Institutional Experience of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Large (≥5 Centimeter) Non-Small Cell Lung Tumors.” Cancer. September 9, 2016. PubMed

Dong, L; Kudrimoti, M; Irwin, D; Chen, L; Kumar, S; Shang, Y; Huang, C; Johnson, E; Stevens, S; Shelton, B; Yu, G. "Diffuse optical measurements of head and neck tumor hemodynamics for early prediction of chemoradiation therapy outcomes," J. Biomed. Opt. 21(8), 085004 (2016), doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.21.8.085004.

Kumar, SS; Stockham, AL; Chao, ST; Ahluwalia, MS; Suh, JH. “Radiation necrosis: now you see it, now you don’t." Applied Radiology. February 2013.

Additional Publications

Dr. Kumar on PubMed

Ratings

30 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

4.8 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

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  • 4.9

10 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 3.5
    October 28, 2019
    Is good.
  • 5.0
    September 11, 2019
    Dr. Kumar and her staff are very patient and take the time to explain.
  • 5.0
    September 05, 2019
    Was my radiation oncologist and a very sweet person. Liked her a lot.
  • 5.0
    August 29, 2019
    I have the best doctors....Dr. [...] and Dr. Sumeera Kumar. [...]
  • 5.0
    August 24, 2019
    Very good experience with Dr. Kumar.
  • 5.0
    August 21, 2019
    This doctor is an excellent communicator.
  • 5.0
    May 16, 2019
    Dr. Kumar took time from her day off to ck. my films & call me with answer.
  • 5.0
    April 09, 2019
    Good.
  • 5.0
    March 05, 2019
    Dr. Kumar was very nice, we went for a second opinion, she explained everything in detail and did not rush us.
  • 5.0
    February 10, 2019
    I would recommend Dr. Kumar & the radioloigst [...] to anyone any time.
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