Silvia Formenti, M.D.

  • Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief

Dr. Silvia Formenti is Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine, Associate Director of the Meyer Cancer Center, and Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Formenti has introduced a paradigm shift in radiation biology by combining radiotherapy with immunotherapy in solid tumors. Her work has opened a new field of application for radiotherapy, whereby localized radiation can be used as an adjuvant to immunotherapy of solid tumors. Dr. Formenti is currently leading four investigator-initiated clinical trials of immunotherapy and radiotherapy. She works with the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center's Brain Metastases Clinic.

Gamma Knife Icon is delivered to Weill Cornell Medical Center, September 2022

In a major step forward for stereotactic radiosurgery in New York, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will  debut a state-of-the-art Gamma Knife® Icon™ that was recently delivered to the upper...

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