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Sang E Sim MD

Sang E Sim MD

Primary Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Affiliations
    Monmouth Medical Center

    Primary Office

    East Coast Radiation Oncology Associates, PA
    300 Second Avenue
    MMC c/o Radiation Oncology Dept
    Long Branch, 07740
    (732) 923-6896

    Physician Information

    Sang Sim, MD, a board certified radiation oncologist, joined Monmouth in 2008 from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he served as Chief of Radiation Oncology at their Basking Ridge site. Dr. Sim received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick where he was one of a few junior inductees into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society. He finished at the top of his medical school class and received the first Stanley S. Bergen Award for academic achievement. He trained in Radiation Oncology at the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City where he served as Chief Resident and Acting Brachytherapy Fellow.

    Dr. Sim has served as a member of the National Patterns of Care Committee within the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Patterns of Care Study (PCS), supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute and administered by the ACR, has conducted surveys of the structure, process and outcomes of care for patients treated with radiation therapy for more than 25 years and seeks to improve the quality of care received by cancer patients by conducting national surveys of radiation therapy delivery. He has served on the Nominating Committee of the American Brachytherapy Society. He serves an advisor for Oncology Net journal and has served as a reviewer for Brachytherapy journal, the official international medical journal for the American Brachytherapy Society.

    His research findings in use of implementation of radiosurgery, external beam radiation therapy, and brachytherpay have been at national scientific meetings and published in national peer-reviewed journals.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

    Residency: Internal Medicine - UMDNJ Radiation Therapy - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, Chief Resident 2001-2002

    Clinical Interests

    high- and low-rose rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer, intensity modulated radiation therapy for lung cancer treatment, stereotactic radiosurgery

    Accepted Health Plans

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    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • American Postal Workers Union
    • Americhoice
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Barnabas Employee Health Plan
    • Beech Street
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Devon Health Services
    • Family Choice Health Alliance
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • First Health Network
    • GHI- Group Health Incorporated
    • Great West Healthcare
    • Health Network America Inc.
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Local 825 Welfare Fund
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • National Association of Letter Carriers
    • New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • Tricare
    • United Health Care
    • University Health Plan
    • Wellchoice
    • Health Net


    Title: A hybrid method for reliable registration of digitally reconstructed radiographs and kV x-ray images for image-guided radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Authors: Song Y, Mueller B, Chan MF, Sim S, Mychalczak B, Huang X.
    Publisher: SPIE; Medical Imaging 2008: Visualization, Image-guided Procedures, and Modeling
    Date: 2008
    Issue: Vol. 6918 (1), pages: 69182W 1– 10
    Title: Initial comparison of inverse optimization, modified peripheral technique, and geometric optimization as real-time intraoperative computer planning options for permanent seed implantation of the prostate.
    Authors: Raben A, Sammons S, Sim S, Chen H, Hanlon A, Sarkar A, Donavanik V, Grebler A, Geltzeiler J, Benge B, Glick A, Jacob D, Koprowski P.
    Publisher: Brachytherapy
    Date: 2007 Octo-Dec
    Issue: 6(4):238-45
    Title: Dose comparison of megavoltage cone-beam and orthogonal-pair portal images
    Authors: Peng L, Yang J, Sim S, Weiss M, Bielajew A.
    Publisher: Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics
    Date: 2007
    Issue: 8(1) :1-11
    Title: Prostate seed implantation using 3D-computer assisted intraoperative planning vs. a standard look-up nomogram: Improved target conformality with reduction in urethral and rectal wall dose
    Authors: Raben A, Chen H, Grebler A, Geltzeiler J, Geltzeiler M, Keselman I, Litvin S, Sim S, Hanlon A, Yang J.
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    Date: Dec 1, 2004
    Issue: 60(5) :1631-8
    Title: Improved conformality and decreased toxicity with intraoperative computer-optimized transperineal ultrasound-guided prostate brachytherapy
    Authors: Zelefsky MJ, Yamada Y, Marion C, Sim S, Cohen G, Ben-Porat L, Silvern D, Zaider M.
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    Date: Mar 15, 2003
    Issue: 55(4) :956-963
    Title: Induction chemotherapy plus three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy in the definitive treatment of locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    Authors: Sim S, Rosenzweig KE, Schindelheim R, Ng KK, Leibel SA.
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    Date: Nov 1, 2001
    Issue: 51(3) :660-665
    Title: Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer
    Authors: Rosenzweig KE, Dladla N, Schindelheim R, Sim SE, Braban LE, Venkataraman ES, Leibel SA.
    Publisher: Clin Lung Cancer.
    Date: Nov 2001
    Issue: 3(2) :141-4
    Title: Elective nodal irradiation in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer with three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
    Authors: Rosenzweig KE, Sim SE, Mychalczak B, Braban LE, Schindelheim R, Leibel SA.
    Publisher: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    Date: Jul 1, 2001
    Issue: 50(3) :681-685
    Title: Brachytherapy: Atlas of Procedures in Gynecologic Oncology
    Authors: Sim SE, Alektiar KM.
    Publisher: Eds: Levine D, Barakat R, Hoskins W; London: Martin Dunitz Publishers
    Date: 2003
    Description: Book Chapter