Director, Radiation Physics and Radiation Safety Officer

Mr. Presser has headed the Physics Team at South Nassau since 2004. He is responsible for the overall function of the Physics Department as well as the quality assurance programs for two linear accelerators, the Novalis Tx™, CT scanners, and associated treatment planning software. Under his leadership, the Department of Radiation Oncology achieved American College of Radiology Accreditation in 2007. As Radiation Safety Officer, Mr. Presser administers, as well as designed, South Nassau’s radiation safety program and ensures regulatory compliance with New York State Department of Health for maintenance of the Radioactive Materials License. Mr. Presser has served in similar capacities at Virginia Mason Medical Center, NY Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a New York State-licensed Medical Physicist and received his Therapeutic Radiologic Physics Certification in 1998 from The American Board of Radiology.

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