Michael Wesson

M.D.

About Dr. Wesson

Driven by Patient Progress

My interest in medicine began in childhood, while watching my father’s career as a surgeon. When it came time for me to choose my own specialty, Radiation Oncology offered me the perfect combination of continuously, developing technology with unparalleled patient interaction. I gained extensive experience with advanced, radiation technology, as well as brachytherapy techniques during my training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

In my 25+ years as a Radiation Oncologist at The Valley Hospital, I have guided thousands of our patients through their successful cancer treatment. I am energized by the opportunity to develop close relationships with each and every person I treat both during their time with us as well as their ongoing follow-up visits. The recent advancements in technology are amazing and allow for fewer treatment sessions with even fewer side effects.  I look forward to continuing to provide first-class personalized care to all of our patients.

Specialization & Expertise

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Benign and Malignant Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment
  • Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment

Credentials

Positions:

Clinical Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2016-Present)

Co-Medical Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, The Valley Hospital (1993-Present)

Radiation Safety Committee, The Valley Hospital (1993-Present)

Co-Chairman, Department of Radiation Safety, Mount Sinai Medical Center (1992-1993)

Assistant Editor, The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine (1990-1993)

Director of Brachytherapy Services, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mount Sinai Medical Center (1989-1993)

Infectious Disease Committee, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1987-1989)

Resident Representative to Educational Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  (1984-1985)

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology (1987)

Professional Societies:

New York Cancer Society

American College of Radiology

American Society of Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology

American Brachytherapy Society

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Endocurietherapy Society (1990 – 1993)

Education and Expertise:

Undergraduate:
Bachelor of Science, St. Lawrence University (1973)

Graduate:
Graduate Medical Studies, University of Massachusetts (1973 – 1976)

M.D.:
Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine (1983)

Postdoctoral Training:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

  • Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology (1986-1987)
  • Resident, Radiation Oncology (1984-1986)
  • Intern, Radiation Oncology (1984-1986)

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