Our Medical Leadership

Meet our Medical Leadership
Alfred Tinger, MD, FACRO
Chief of Radiation Oncology
Dr. Tinger is a board-certified radiation oncologist and has been actively involved in medical research throughout his career. His research results have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and he is currently a reviewer for a variety of publications including the International Journal of Radiation, Oncology, Biology, and Physics.
Dr. Tinger majored in physics at the University Center of Binghamton, where he was a teaching assistant in the field of biological effects of radiation. He received his medical degree from the Health Science Center in Brooklyn, graduating cum laude. Dr. Tinger fulfilled his medical internship at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York. He completed his radiation oncology residency at Washington University’s Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiation at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, where he served as Chief Resident. At the Mallinckrodt Institute, he was the recipient of both the American Cancer Society’s Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award and the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology’s Resident Clinical/Basic Science Research Award.
Dr. Tinger is incoming President of the Westchester County Medical Society and recently received the Humanitarian Award from the Westchester Hispanic Coalition.

Thomas Lester, MD
Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology
After graduating from Washington Jefferson College in 1975, Dr. Lester earned his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School in 1979 and completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Lester pursued a Hematology Fellowship at Mount Sinai, followed by an Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. He served on the Health Research Science Board from 1998 to 2008. Dr. Lester was appointed by Governor George Pataki to direct New York state funds to breast cancer research. Dr. Lester has authored numerous publications on the topics of hematology and oncology.

Alain de Lotbinière, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC
Medical Director of the Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center and
Co-Medical Director of the Gamma Knife Center
Dr. de Lotbinière spent 17 years at Yale University School of Medicine (YSM), where he was Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Director of Pituitary Surgery, and Medical Director of Gamma Knife Surgery. He was an associate professor of neurology at YSM, where he created a program for stereotactic and functional neurosurgery as well as radiosurgery.
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