2023 Medical Honoree
MD, MHA, FACR, FASTRO
Director, Radiation Oncology
Mount Sinai Downtown
Dr. Chadha is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the Director of Radiation Oncology at Mount Sinai Downtown. She completed her Radiation Oncology training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and has a Master’s degree in Health Administration from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. She is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, and a Fellow of the American Society of Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Chadha’s clinical and research interests focus on the treatment of cancer in women. She has contributed to several studies that define the current standards for treating breast and gynecologic cancers. Her expertise is in delivering risk-tailored radiation treatment that targets the cancer while sparing adjoining normal organs to help preserve quality of life. Throughout her career, she has championed quality in cancer care delivery. Widely respected in the field, Dr. Chadha has served on a number of committees of various regional, national, and international oncology societies. She is a past President of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, and the New York Roentgen Society. Dr. Chadha has served on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Komen Foundation and has been a member of Manhattan’s Regional Board of Advisors of the American Cancer Society. She is in the Castle Connolly’s list of Best Doctors in America, and America's Top Oncologists.
Working with research collaborators, Dr. Chadha has also pursued studies on the role of music therapy and integrative medicine for incrementally improving patients experience through a holistic approach. She has co-authored publications in music therapy and has been a featured speaker at integrative music therapy conferences. In addition to her significant professional and academic contributions in the field of oncology and integrative medicine, Dr. Chadha is an outstanding human being who demonstrates a profound sense of duty, and attention to patients’ well-being. It is with deep gratitude and humility that she acknowledges her privilege to care for the legions of courageous women facing the diagnosis of cancer.