David Sharon, M.D. is the medical director of the Leon Hess Cancer Center.
Dr. Sharon is a board-certified hematologist/oncologist who has served
as section chief of hematology and oncology at Monmouth since 1985.
Throughout his tenure, Dr. Sharon has shepherded the expansion of cancer
services, including the unveiling of the region's first TomoTherapy
System a revolutionary way of delivering radiation therapy. Under his
leadership, Monmouth has retained approval for its "teaching hospital
cancer program" from the Commission on Cancer of the American College
of Surgeons an achievement gained by just one in five hospitals in the country.
He received his medical degree from New York Medical College, New York,
and completed a four-year residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel
Medical Center, New York, and a fellowship in neoplastic disease at Mount
Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he served as chief clinical fellow.
He is consistently among the physicians included in New Jersey Monthly's
annual listing of the "Top Doctors" medical practitioners chosen
by their peers for being the best in 48 select disciplines.