Meet your doctor

Louis Potters, MD

Specialty

  • Radiation Medicine, Internal Medicine

Professional titles

  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Glen Cove Hospital
  • Director - Division Director of Radiation Therapy of Radiation Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Southside Hospital
  • Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English

Years in practice

  • 30 years

Affiliations


Professional biography

Louis Potters, MD, FACR, FASTRO is chairman of the Department of Radiation Medicine at North Shore-LIJ Health System and professor at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He is also co-executive director for the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute and chairman of the North-Shore-LIJ Medical Group executive committee.

Dr. Potters is a practicing radiation oncologist and prostate cancer treatment expert, including all aspects of external beam radiation, brachytherapy and radiosurgery. He has been in practice for more than 24 years. He is an internationally renowned prostate cancer researcher, having authored more than 100 publications, book chapters and editorials.

Board-certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology, Dr. Potters previously served as New York Prostate Institute medical director and as associate professor of radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from the New Jersey Medical School, and his undergraduate degree from Emory University.
Dr. Potters has served as a board member and in other leadership roles for the American Society of Radiation Oncology and other medical societies. He has authored several key national cancer treatment guideline documents for radiation oncology. Dr. Potters has been a US Nuclear Regulatory Commission consultant, a, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) reviewer, is aCommission on Cancer executive committee member, worked on several National Quality Forum (NQF) panels and has been a member of several US Department of Health and Human Services committees. He is a senior editor of Practical Radiation Oncology, on the editorial board of Oncology and Brachytherapy and reviews several other medical journals.

Dr. Potters oversees one of the largest radiation oncology departments with a faculty devoted to excellent patient care, research and the education of tomorrow's oncologists. The department has become a pioneer for high quality and safe cancer care through its recognized Smarter Radiation OncologyÃ

Practice Locations

Hospital affiliations

  • Franklin Hospital
  • Glen Cove Hospital
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Southside Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Administrative titles
    • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Glen Cove Hospital
    • Director - Division Director of Radiation Therapy of Radiation Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital
    • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
    • Chairman of Radiation Medicine, Southside Hospital
  • Academic Titles
    • Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Board certifications
    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
    • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology/Radiation Oncology
  • Medical school
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Residencies
    • Beth Israel Medical Center - M/C Petrie Division
    • State University of NY Health Sci Ctr/Brooklyn

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Local 1199
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
    • All Plans