James Nitzkorski, MD, General Surgery, Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

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General Surgery Poughkeepsie, NY

Colon & Rectal Surgery, Melanoma, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Minimally Invasive Surgery

Health Quest Medical Practice, Surgical Oncology

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  • Office

    45 Reade Place
    Dyson Center for Cancer Care, 3rd Floor
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Phone(845) 483-6920
    Fax(845) 483-6922
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Education & Training

  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Fox Chase Cancer CenterFellowship, Complex Surgical Oncology, 2009 - 2011
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterChief Residency, General Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • Mount Sinai St. Luke's - West Hospital Center
    Mount Sinai St. Luke's - West Hospital CenterResidency, General Surgery, 2005 - 2008
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterInternship, General Surgery, 2004 - 2005
  • University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesClass of 2004, MD, Cum Laude

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2009 - 2012
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Award Castle Connolly, 2018
  • John A. Ridge, MD, PhD Fellowship Fox Chase Cancer Center, 2011
  • Oncology Trainee Travel Award ASCO- American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Outcome and Natural History of Patients with Stage IV Colorectal Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy without Primary Tumor Resection
    Nitzkorski, J.R., Farma, J.M., Matteotti, R., Siripurapu, V., Zhu, F., Sigurdson, E.R., 64th Annual Cancer Symposium, Society of Surgical Oncology, San Antonio, TX, 2011
  • A Survival Comparison of Stage III Rectal Adenocarcinoma Down Staged by Preoperative Chemo-radiation with a Comparable Stage II Cohort
    Siripurapu, V., Farma, J.M., Nitzkorski J.R., Sigurdson, E.R., 64th Annual Cancer Symposium, Society of Surgical Oncology, San Antonio, TX, 2011
  • Predicting Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer using FDG PET/CT. Presented - 64th Annual Cancer Symposium
    Shanmugan S., Arrangoiz, R., Nitzkorski, J.R., Yu, J.Q., Konski, A.A., Farma, J.M., Sigurdson, E.R., 64th Annual Cancer Symposium, Society of Surgical Oncology, San Antonio, TX, 2011
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Lectures

  • Melanoma: What You Don’t Know May Kill You 
    College of Mount Saint Vincent, Bronx NY - 9/2017
  • Melanoma: Update on Immunotherapy 
    Vassar Brothers Medical Center Oncology Teaching Day, Culinary Institute - 5/2017
  • Nutrition in the Acutely Ill Hospital Patient 
    Vassar Brothers Medical Center Hospital Medicine Conference - 4/2017
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Press Mentions

  • Norwalk Hospital to Collect Plasma for Coronavirus Treatment
    Norwalk Hospital to Collect Plasma for Coronavirus TreatmentApril 29, 2020 09:41

Committees

  • Medical Director, Nutrition Committee, Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Surgical Oncologist, Cancer Cluster Committee, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations