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Alison Grann MD

Alison Grann MD

Primary Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Affiliations
    Jersey City Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Short Hills Radiation Oncology Associates
    94 Old Short Hills Road
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center - Radiation Oncology
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 322-9943
    Monday thru Friday

    Physician Information

    Alison Grann, MD, Chairwoman, joined the Department of Radiation Oncology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in February 2000. She came to Saint Barnabas from Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center where she worked in the Department of Radiation Oncology for five years. Dr. Grann completed her undergraduate degree at George Washington University in Washington, DC, followed by her medical degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed residencies in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA, and in radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY.

    Having completed over 25 research projects, publications, conference proceedings, abstracts, and book chapters, Dr. Grann is committed to research in the field of radiation oncology. She takes a special interest in the treatment and research of breast cancer, hyperthermia, brain tumors, prostate cancer and lung cancers. Dr. Grann is board-certified in radiation oncology.

    Dr. Grann is a member of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, American Society of Breast Disease and the American Society or Radiation Oncology. She is the recipient of a number of awards and honors including being recognized in Best Doctors in America, named as a Top Doc in NJ Monthly and Inside Jersey magazines; and recipient of Saint Barnabas Medical Center Excellence in Caring. She believes and is committed to maintaining academic excellence in a caring environment for her patients.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1991

    Internship: Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1992

    Residency: Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1995 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1998

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • American Postal Workers Union
    • Americhoice
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Barnabas Employee Health Plan
    • Beech Street
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Cigna HMO
    • Empire Healthchoice
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • GHI- Group Health Incorporated
    • Great West Healthcare
    • Guardian Resources Inc.
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Local 1199
    • Local 734
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Metlife
    • Multiplan
    • New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • United Health Care
    • Wellchoice
    • Health Net
    • Mutual of Omaha


    Title: Radiation therapy, cardiac risk factors and cardiac toxicity in early-stage breast cancer patients
    Authors: JJ.Doyle, AI.Neugut, JS.Jacobson, J.Wang, R.McBride, A.Grann, VR.Grann, D.Hershman
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    Date: 01-May-07
    Issue: 68(1): 82-93
    Description: Article

    Title: The case for randomized trials; new is not always better
    Authors: A.Grann, VR.Grann
    Publisher: JAMA
    Date: 01-Jan-05
    Issue: 293:1001-3
    Description: Article

    Title: The Value of Postexcision Pre-radiation Mammography in Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer
    Authors: A.Grann, VR.Grann
    Publisher: American Journal of Clinical Oncology
    Date: 01-Jan-04
    Issue: 27: 285-288
    Description: Article

    Title: Is there a predictive value for molecular markers in predicting response to radiation and chemotherapy in rectal cancer?
    Authors: A.Grann, P.Zauber
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol biol Phys.
    Date: 01-Jan-02
    Issue: 54: 1286-7
    Description: Article

    Title: Adjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer:Current Treatment Approaches and Future Challenges
    Authors: R.Wagman, A.Grann
    Publisher: Surg Clin North Am
    Date: 01-Jan-01
    Issue: 81: 667-81
    Description: Article

    Title: The relationship between Radiation Fields and Regional Lymph Nodes In Carcinoma Of The Breast
    Authors: R.Goodman, A.Grann, P.Saracco, M.Needham
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    Date: 01-Jan-01
    Issue: 50: 99-105
    Description: Article

    Title: Preoperative Combined Modality Therapy For Clinically Resectable UT3 Rectal Adenocharcinoma
    Authors: A.Grann, C.Feng, D.Wong, L.Saltz, P.Paty, J.Guillem, A.Cohen, B.Minsky
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
    Date: 01-Jan-01
    Issue: 49: 987-995
    Description: Article

    Title: Prone Breast Radiotherapy in Early Stage Breast Cancer: Preliminary Treatment Results
    Authors: A.Grann, B.McCormick, ES.Chabner, SV.Gollamudi, KD.Schupak, BR.Mychalczak, TE.Merchant, AS.Heerdt, MA.Hunt
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
    Date: 01-Jan-00
    Issue: 47: 319-325
    Description: Article

    Title: Sphincter preservation of leiomyosarcoma of the rectum and anus with local excision and brachytherapy
    Authors: A.Grann, PB.Paty, JG.Guillem, AM.Cohen, BD.Minsky
    Publisher: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
    Date: 01-Jan-99
    Issue: 42: 1296-1299
    Description: Article

    Title: Comparison of the 5-year outcome and morbidity of 3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy versus transperineal permanent Iodine-125 implantation for early-stage prostatic cancer
    Authors: MJ.Zelefsky, A.Raben, T.Hollister, A.Grann, SA.Leibel, T.Wolfe, P.Gaudin, K.Wallner
    Publisher: Journal of Clinical Oncologyq
    Date: 01-Jan-99
    Issue: 17: 517-522
    Description: Article

    Title: Preliminary results of pre-operative 5-FU, low dose leucovorin, and concurrent radiation therapy for resectable rectal cancer
    Authors: A.Grann, BD.Minisky, AM.Cohen, L.Saltz, JG.Guillem, PB.Paty, DP.Kelson, N.Kemeny, D.LLson, J.Bass
    Publisher: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
    Date: 01-Jan-97
    Issue: 40: 515-522
    Description: Article

    Title: Prostate brachytherapy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Authors: A.Grann, K.Wallner
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
    Date: 01-Jan-98
    Issue: 40: 135-138
    Description: Article

    Title: Pathologic features from prostate needle biopsy and predicting prognosis after I-125 brachytherapy
    Authors: A.Grann, K.Wallner, PB.Gaudin
    Publisher: Radiation Oncology Investigations
    Date: 01-Jan-98
    Issue: 6: 170-174
    Description: Article

    Title: Oncologic Emergencies
    Authors: A.Grann
    Publisher: Saunders Manual of Medical Practice
    Date: 01-Jan-95
    Issue: pp.180-182
    Description: Book Chapter

    Title: Oncologic Emergencies
    Authors: A.Grann
    Publisher: Saunders Manual of Medical Practice
    Date: 01-Jan-00
    Issue: pp.244-247
    Description: Book Chapter