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Christopher D. Koprowski, M.D.

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Christopher D. Koprowski, M.D.

Dr. Koprowski graduated from Princeton University and earned a medical degree with honors from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA in 1977. He completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals and completed a neurology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as chief resident from 1980 to 1981. Subsequently, Dr. Koprowski performed health services research as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from which he has earned an MBA degree.

Following two years in the practice of neurology, he trained in radiation oncology at Hahnemann University, where he was chief resident in 1989 and was awarded an American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship.

After completing training, Dr. Koprowski was an attending radiation oncologist at the Cooper Health System and a Clinical Associate Professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. From 1998 to 2001, he served as acting chief of the Department of Radiation Oncology for the Cooper Health System and at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ. In 2001, he was one of six radiation oncologists selected as a New Jersey "Top Doctor" in New Jersey Magazine, and in 2002, he was selected by the "Guide to Top Doctors" as one of the most highly recommended specialists in the Delaware Valley.

Dr. Koprowski is a member of the American College of Radiology and the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. Research interests and publications have included hypoxic and porphyrin cell sensitizers, treatment of metastatic disease, brain tumors and prostate cancer. Dr. Koprowski has been a Principal Investigator for the RTOG (Radiation Therapy Oncology Group). Current interests include treatment of breast and lung cancer, as well as, image guided radiation therapy.

Specialties:
  • Radiation Oncology
Practice: Radiation Oncologists, P.A.
Contact:

HFG Cancer Ctr.,Radiation Oncology
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd.,S-1110
Newark, DE 19713
302-623-4800

Education:
  • Temple University School of Medicine
Residency:
  • Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania- Hahnemann Univers
Fellowship:
  • Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Delaware Health Sciences Alliance CarePages Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing

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