Posted: May 27, 2019
Charles B. Simone, II, MD, has joined the New York Proton Center, which is opening this spring, as its chief medical officer. In his previous position, Dr. Simone was the medical director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center and an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he also served as the director of the Stereotactic Radiation Therapy Program and the fellowship director for the Department of Radiation Oncology. Prior to his stint at University of Maryland, he was the director of Thoracic Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. The New York Proton Center is the first and only facility for proton therapy in New York State, and it has partnered with several academic medical centers in New York—Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center, and Mount Sinai Health System.