Dattatreyudu Nori is a Professor and Chairman of the Radiation Oncology at The New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Nori also is Chairman of Radiation Oncology and Director of Cancer Center at The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens.
Dr. Nori completed his under-graduate training at Kurnool Medical College and post-graduate medical degree from Osmania University in India. He then joined the staff of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he became Chief of the Brachytherapy Service bet ore accepting the current position as Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Cornell.
Dr. Nori has an international reputation as a pioneer and authority in radiation oncology and brachytherapy. He was instrumental in introducing the current techniques and clinical concepts of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for gynecological, genitourinary, thoracic and head and neck tumors. He has been called “a recognized leader in his specialty” by the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Nori served in the American Cancer Society in various positions including Chairmanship of the Professional Education Committee.
The American Cancer Society honored him with their highest prestigious award “Tribute to Life” for his accomplishments in cancer research. He also received the Excelsior Award from the Network of Indian Professionals in the United States. Many Indian Organizations in the U.S., such as the Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation and the Federation of Indian Associations have honored him for his contributions to cancer research.
Dr. Nori has been selected as the “Top doctors for cancer in America” and also been named as one of the “top doctors in America for the treatment of cancers in women”. It is an honor and privilege to felicitate Dr. Nori on the AAPl-QLI platform. We congratulate him and his family on this great honor.