Physician Residency Program

The goal of our residency program is to produce exceptionally trained and highly sought after radiation oncologists who will become leaders in the field. To that end, we strive to provide the most comprehensive educational experience which emphasizes both clinical excellence and academic achievement.

Current Residents

Roswell Park Cancer Institute has five residents in training. There will be two incoming residents in 2016.

Michael Mix, MD — PGY 5

Saju Rajan, MD — PGY 5

Daniel Bourgeois III, MD, MPH — PGY 4

Ami Patel-Yadav, MD— PGY 3

Charlotte Rivers, MD — PGY 2

Residency Program Director

Anurag K. Singh, MD

Residency Program Coordinator

Barbara Hails

Faculty Physicians

There are eight faculty physicians. Six physicians are located at the main RPCI campus in Buffalo, NY, where the entirety of the training is located. There are two additional faculty at satellite locations in Olean, NY and Ithaca, NY.

Michael Kuettel, MD, MBA, PhD (Chair)

Simon Fung-Kee-Fung, MD

Jorge Gomez, MD

David Mattson, MD, Associate Program Director

Dheerendra Prasad, MD

Kilian Salerno, MD

Gregory Hare, MD (Olean, NY)

John Powell, MD (Ithaca, NY)

Resident alumni Tim Wagner, Ying Li, Susie McCloskey, Brigid O'Connor and Kilian Salerno met up at the 2015 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) conference.

Resident Alumni Physicians

As of 2013, all graduating residents have passed their board exams.

2003 - Tom Gergel is in private practice in Pennsylvania.

2003 - Ying Hitchcock is Residency Program Director for Huntsman Cancer Center, Salt Lake City, UT.

2004 - Gregory Hare, MD is Director, Radiation Medicine at the Milliman Radiation Medical Center, Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY

2005 - Patrick Tripp is in academic medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

2006 - Brigid O'Connor is in private practice at a Brown University satellite.

2007 - Tim Wagner is in academic practice at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

2008 - Ying Li is in academic practice at UT San Antonio.

2009 - Susie McCloskey is in academic practice at UCLA.

2010 - Kilian Salerno practices at RPCI.

2011 - Luqman Dad is in private practice in Maryland.

2011 - Shane Hopkins is in private practice in Iowa.

2012 - Nadia Malik, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2012 - Sachin Patil is in private practice in Houston, TX.

2013 - Richard Lee is in private practice in Honolulu, HI.

2015 - Simon Fung-Kee-Fung practices at RPCI.