Central Nervous System
Mark Mishra, MD
Maryland Proton Center
Dr. Mishra is a board-certified radiation oncologist who specializes in the management of patients with central nervous system and genitourinary tumors. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and completed his transitional year internship at the Evanston Northwestern Hospital of the McGaw Medical Center. Dr. Mishra then completed his residency training in Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University, where he also served as Chief Resident from 2012-2013.
Dr. Mishra’s post-graduate training has included a year-long research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health where he participated in the Clinical Research Training Program. He also completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2013.
Central Nervous System
Rupesh Kotecha, MD
Miami Cancer Institute
Dr. Kotecha’s research background and clinical interests have focused on optimizing radiosurgical treatment of brain metastases. He comes to Miami Cancer Institute from Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute in Cleveland, where he completed a five-year residency in radiation oncology. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Kotecha has received numerous awards and honors for his clinical excellence and accomplishments in research and teaching. He has been an invited presenter at many symposiums and has published book chapters and dozens of articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Radiation Oncology, International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Practical Radiation Oncology. He also serves as an editorial contributor on the topic of brain cancer for PracticeUpdate, an online resource for healthcare providers. He currently practices at Miami Cancer Institute and is affiliated with Baptist Hospital Of Miami where he cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Baptist Health Medical Group Oncology LLC.Dr. Mishra is a board-certi
Publications Committee Chair
J. Isabelle Choi
New York Proton Center
Dr. Isabelle Choi is the Director of Research at the New York Proton Center and the Chief of the Breast Cancer and Gastrointestinal Cancer Services at NYPC. Her research focus is in improving outcomes, reducing toxicities, and improving the radiotherapy treatment delivery for breast, gastrointestinal, and thoracic malignancies. Before coming to New York Proton Center, Dr. Choi was appointed the Clinical Director at the California Protons Cancer Therapy Center in San Diego, California, where she also served as the Associate Director of Clinical Research and the Chief of the Breast Cancer, Thoracic Oncology, and Gynecologic Services for the center. She was then appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and was a clinical lead of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center. Dr. Choi completed her undergraduate degree at Harvard University and her medical school degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine. She completed her internship in internal medicine and her residency training in radiation oncology at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, where she served as chief resident. Among her select national leadership appointments, Dr. Choi is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Proton Therapy and is the President of the Korean American Society of Radiation Oncology.