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Dr. Alfred A Tinger has the following 1 specialty
- Radiation Oncology
A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.
Dr. Alfred A Tinger has the following 4 expertise
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Radiation Therapy
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Alfred A Tinger - Posted on June 30th, 2015
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Tinger is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
26 Years Experience
State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
Dr. Alfred A Tinger accepts the following insurance providers.
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CDPHP PPO
MVP Health Plan
- MVP HMO
- MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Alfred A Tinger
Throughout his career, Dr. Alfred Tinger has presented research, published articles, and lectured in regional, national and international venues on breast cancer, prostate cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, skin cancer, smoking cessation, radiation treatment techniques, and quality assurance. Dr. Tinger has extensive experience in brachytherapy techniques for cancers of the prostate, breast, cervix, endometrium, and liver. He holds a special focused practice certification in Brachytherapy from the American College of Radiology. Dr. Tinger is the Chief of Radiation Oncology at Northern Westchester Hospital. Most recently, Dr. Tinger was presented with the "Castle Connolly, America's Top Doctors for 2014" award.
Locations & Directions21ST CENTURY ONCOLOGY, 970 N Broadway Ste 101, Yonkers, NY
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