Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital

Arap and PasqualiniRutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital Expands Oncology Leadership

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University HospitalRutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital provides NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center services such as access to the most advanced cancer treatment options and clinical trials to the residents of the greater Newark region to improve outcomes for patients and their families impacted by cancer. 

Located in Newark, New Jersey, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital is home to a dedicated team of healthcare professionals who work together to provide patients with the most advanced medical, surgical and radiation oncology services available. The team helps patients and families make appropriate decisions for cancer care.

Patients are evaluated for multi-modality cancer treatments including chemotherapy, minimally invasive surgical options, radiation therapy, and novel clinical trials including immunotherapy, targeted therapies, precision medicine, and new combination therapies.

Visitors to the cancer center in Newark are greeted by a spacious lobby filled with natural sunlight, and the patient treatment areas are kept bright and comfortable to create a safe space that promotes healing for our patients as they receive treatments.

            Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital

To schedule an appointment with one of the doctors at Rutgers Cancer Institute
of New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark please call 973-972-5108 
or call 973-972-5053 for radiation oncology.

Dedicated Team, Advanced Techniques

In addition to outstanding compassionate physicians, the healthcare team includes oncology-certified nurses, outreach workers, patient navigators, social workers, registered dietitians, and pharmacists.

Physicians Include:

Wadih Arap, MD, PhD, Director and Medical Oncologist
Soly Baredes, MD, Otolaryngologist and Surgeon
Kathleen Beebe, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
Joseph Benevenia, MD, Musculoskeletal Oncologist
    and Orthopedic Surgeon
Margarette Bryan, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist 
Ravi J. Chokshi, MD, FACS, Surgical Oncologist
Bernadette Cracchiolo, MD, MPH, FACOG, Gynecologic Oncologist
Mark Einstein, MD, MS, Gynecologic Oncologist
Lara Hathout, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist
Basil Hubbi, MD, Radiologist
Mohammed Jaloudi, MD, Medical Oncologist
Sung Kim, MD, Radiation Oncologist
Joshua Kra, MD, Hematologist/Oncologist
Omar M. Mahmoud, MD, MSc, PhD, Radiation Oncologist
Jenna Marcus, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist
Anupama Nehra, MD, Clinical Director, Hematology/Oncology
Akiva Novetsky, MD, MS, Gynecologic Oncologist
Francis Patterson, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
Adriana Suarez-Ligon, MD, Surgical Oncologist
Joseph Weiner, MD, Radiation Oncologist
Robert Weiss, MD, Urologic Oncologist

Working together with a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists our Radiation Oncology Department uses highly advanced radiation therapy techniques including:

  • Multimodality imaging for defining tumor volume
  • State-of-the-art Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • MRI-based treatment planning
  • Interstitial brachytherapy using high dosage rate treatment

Location and Hours

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital
205 South Orange Avenue 
Newark, NJ New Jersey 07103 

Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.  
Non-chemotherapy infusion services are available on Saturday and Sunday, from 8:00 AM - 12:00 noon
To make an appointment call 973-972-5108 or 973-972-5053 for radiation oncology.










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