Albert S. DeNittis, MD

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Lankenau Cancer Center
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096
  • Phone: 484.476.2433
  • Fax: 484.476.3595
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About Albert S. DeNittis, MD

Albert S. DeNittis MD, MS, joined Main Line Health in 2002. He obtained his Master’s degree in cellular and developmental biology at Rutgers University. Dr. DeNittis earned his medical degree from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed his residency training in radiation oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

His primary specialties include: gynecologic cancer (endometrial and cervical), gastrointestinal cancer (rectal and anal), lung cancer, sarcomas and brain tumors. His primary treatments include: intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and brachytherapy.

The Radiation Oncology department at Lankenau Medical Center has been at the forefront of technological innovations, including the state-of-the-art linear accelerator, TrueBeam STx®. This advanced technology utilizing stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), allows for treatment to be completed in just three to five days.

Dr. DeNittis serves on several national committees through NRG Oncology (nrgoncology.org). He also serves on the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) steering, cancer prevention and control, and membership committees. In 2017, he was elected to the anal/rectal task force of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He is responsible for clinical trial development nationally. His efforts have led to an extensive list of publications, and more than 100 presentations at national meetings. He has coauthored many book chapters, four of which have appeared in Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, the specialty’s premier textbook.

Though his achievements, he has earned the title of clinical professor at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research and membership in Thomas Jefferson University Cancer Center. He is a fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, has been listed as a Top Doc in Philadelphia magazine for several years.

Dr. DeNittis is a Philadelphia Eagles’ season ticket-holder and loves to spend time at the Jersey shore.

  • Gender: Male
  • Language: English
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Radiation Oncology Board certified since 2000
Primary Affiliation
Academic Titles
  • Clinical Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
  • Principal Investigator, Main Line Health/National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)
  • Full member, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Member, NCI Rectal/Anal Task Force
Clinical Titles
  • Chief of Radiation Oncology, Lankenau Medical Center

Education

Medical school
  • Robert Wood Johnson
Residency
  • University of Pennsylvania Medical School

*Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

Awards & Memberships

Honors, Awards, Citations
  • 1992 Teaching Assistant (I) Rutgers University
  • 1993 Teaching Assistant (II) Rutgers University
  • 1993 Research Fellow/American Cancer Society
  • 1996 Howard H. Wong Fellowship in Radiation Oncology
  • 2004 Membership Who’s who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • 2004 Fellowship to The Philadelphia College of Physicians
  • 2006, 2007, 2011 Main Line Health Top Doctor
  • 2012 U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor Radiation Oncology
  • 2012–present Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctor
  • 2013–present Castle Connelly Top Doctor
Current Membership & Activities
  • Professional societies:
  • • 1991 American Medical Association
  • • 1996 American Roentgen Ray Society
  • • 1996 American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • • 1997 American College of Radiology
  • • 1997 Radiological Society of North America
  • • 1997 American College of Radiation Oncology
  • • 1998 American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • • 1999 American Brachytherapy Society
  • National committees:
  • • NRG Oncology NCORP Executive Committee
  • • NRG Oncology Cancer Prevention Control Committee
  • • NRG Oncology Membership Committee
  • Community service related to work:
  • • 2001 Cancer Survivor Day at Virtua Health System
  • • 2002–present, Cancer Survivor Day at Main Line Health
  • • 2003–present, Man to Man through the ACS
  • • 2011–present, Cancer Survivor Day Cape Regional Medical Center