Medical Diagnostic Associates Hematology & Oncology Overlook Cancer Center
Medical Diagnostic Associates Hematology & Oncology Overlook Cancer Center

Dennis Lowenthal, MD

Dennis Lowenthal, MD

Assistant Medical Director of the Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital, Co-Chair Thoracic Panel, Section Chief Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Lowenthal obtained his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1979. He completed his Medical and Hematology training at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in New York and subsequent Oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he was appointed Chief Fellow in Medical Oncology. Dr. Lowenthal currently is the Medical Director of the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Medical Center. He serves as Chairman of the hospital’s Cancer Committee and Cancer Center Executive Committee, as well as serving as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Lowenthal has had a long-standing interest in lung cancer and chairs the hospital’s Thoracic Oncology tumor board. He serves as the Principal Investigator heading the Nivolumab clinical trial at Overlook Medical Center, the first immunotherapy approved for the treatment of lung cancer.

Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners Part III, Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

ABIM Subspecialty Boards in Medical Oncology

ABIM Subspecialty Boards in Hematology

Board Eligible: American Board of Pathology, and Subspecialty Examination in Blood Banking

Under Graduate

State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Medical Training

Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, Intern in Internal Medicine

Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York, Resident in Internal Medicine

Fellowship

Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York, Fellow in Hematology

The New York Blood Center, New York, New York, The Blood Bank Directors Training Fellowship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, Fellow in Medical Oncology, Chief Fellow in Medical Oncology, Special Clinical Fellow, Hematology-Lymphoma Service

University Appointments

Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, Clinical Instructor in Medicine, 1982-1983

Department of Medicine
Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, Clinical Instructor in Medicine, 1984-1986

Kettering Institute, New York, New York, Clinical Research Fellow, 1984-1986

Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, Clinical Instructor in Medicine, 1989-Present

Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, 2004-Present

Hospital Appointments

Department of Medical Oncology, Overlook Hospital, Section Chief, Division of Medical Oncology, 2000-Present

Overlook Hospital Cancer Center, Overlook Hospital, Medical Director, 2000-Present

Major Committee Assignments

Chairman, Overlook Hospital Cancer Center Executive Committee, 2002-Present

Atlantic Health System Oncology Task Force, 1999-Present

Cancer Committee, Overlook Hospital, 1987-Present

Hospice Committee, Overlook Hospital, 1987-Present

Medical Care Review Committee, Overlook Hospital, 1997-Present

Transfusion and Laboratory Committee, Overlook Hospital, 1987-Present

Atlantic Health System Stem Cell Committee, 1999-2002

Physician Leadership Committee, Overlook Hospital, 2001-2002

Memberships

American Society of Hematology

American College of Physicians

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Union County Medical Society

New Jersey Oncology Society

American Medical Association

American Society of Breast Disease

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Teaching Experience

Teaching of residents and medical students at Montefiore Hospital as a fellow and clinical instructor in medicine, 1982-1983

Teaching of residents and medical students at Memorial Sloan-Kettering as a fellow and clinical instructor in medicine, 1984-1986

At Memorial Sloan-Kettering as chief fellow organized and ran year long lecture series to first and second year fellows, 1985-1986

Annual Board Review in Hematology-Oncology for Overlook Hospital Medical residency program, 1987-Present

Participant in lecture series for medical education, Overlook Hospital medical residency program, 1987-Preesent.