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Cancer Services The George Bray Cancer Center Toll Free:
1-800-731-0096

New Britain General campus:
(860) 224-5299

Novalis Radiosurgery Both campuses:
1-800-321-6244 Option 4

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Our physicians


George Bray Cancer Center Director
Peter D Byeff, M.D.

Gynecologic Oncologists
Jonathan Aaron Cosin, M.D.
M. Heather Einstein, M.D., M.S.
James S Hoffman, M.D.
Angela S. Kueck, M.D.
Xun Clare Zhou, M.D.

Oncologist / Hematologists
Jason L Chang, M.D.
Barbara G Fallon, M.D.
Wylie D. Hosmer, M.D.
Jeffrey W. Langsam, D.O.
William H Pogue, M.D.
Vipra Sharma, M.D.

Radiation Oncologist
Anwar M Khan, M.D.

Surgical Oncologists
James F Flaherty, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Bret M. Schipper, M.D.

Radiation Oncology Chief
Neal B Goldberg, M.D.

Director, Hematology/Oncology
Brian J Byrne, M.D.




George Bray Cancer Center Director

Peter D Byeff, M.D.

Peter Byeff Education

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University.

Residency: Georgetown University Hospital.

Fellowship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Recipient of the Royal Gibson award given to the outstanding oncology fellow.





General Info

Board Certifications: Medical Oncology, Hematology.

Faculty Appointment: Associate Professor of Medicine, Attending Physician, University of Connecticut John Dempsey Hospital.

Medical Director: The Hospital of Central Connecticut George Bray Cancer Center.

Council Member: Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association.

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and its sub-specialties of hematology and medical oncology.

Principal investigator for the Eastern Cooperative Group (ECOG), and National Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP).

Dr. Byeff has authored several scientific articles and abstracts.



Primary Practice

40 Hart St., New Britain: (860) 224-4408

Additional Practice

55 Meriden Ave., Southington: (860) 621-9316




Gynecologic Oncologists

Jonathan Aaron Cosin, M.D.

Jonathan Aaron Cosin Education

Medical School: New York Medical College.

Residency: Baystate Medical Center.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): University of Minnesota.



General Info

Areas of Interest: Dr. Cosin specializes in pelvic and reconstructive surgery, and performs minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy and robotics.

Board Certifications: Gynecologic Oncology, OB/GYN.


Faculty Appointments: Dr. Cosin previously served as an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology for Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

A practicing physician for nearly 15 years, Dr. Cosin most recently was section director of gynecologic oncology at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.
In 2012, he received the Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors award and Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer award—an honor which puts him in the top one percent of physicians in the nation specializing in gynecologic oncology.

Since 2006, Dr. Cosin has made two medical mission trips a year to Grenada, a small country where there is no gynecologic oncology specialist.


Primary Practice

440 New Britain Ave., Plainville: 860-826-1101

M. Heather Einstein, M.D., M.S.

M. Heather Einstein Education

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City.

Residency (OB/GYN): University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wis.

Clinical Research Fellowship (Pelvic Reconstruction): Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.


General Info

Gynecologic oncologist

Primary Practice

Hartford Hospital, 85 Seymour St, Suite 705, Hartford: 860-545-4341

James S Hoffman, M.D.

James Hoffman Education

Medical School: Albert Einstein Medical School.

Residency (OB/GYN): University of Michigan.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): University of Michigan.



General Info

Board Certifications: OB/GYN, Gynecologic Oncology.

Faculty Appointments: Associate Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Hoffman is the faculty advisor for the Hartford Healthcare Family Cancer Genetics Program. He also directs the hospital’s Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Research program which is involved in clinical trials for the National Cancer Institute.

He has published 39 peer review papers in the field of gynecologic oncology, mostly in the area of chemotherapy drug development.




Primary Practice

40 Hart Street, Bldg D, Lower Level, New Britain: (860) 826-1101

Angela S. Kueck, M.D.

Angela Kueck Education

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Residency (OB/GYN): Georgetown University Hospital.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): University of Michigan Medical Center.

Primary Practice

263 Farmington Ave., Farmington: (860) 679-8434

Xun Clare Zhou, M.D.

Xun Clare Zhou Education

Medical School: Harvard Medical School.

Residency (OB/GYN): Yale New Haven Hospital.

Fellowship (Gynecologic Oncology): Mayo Clinic.



General Info

Areas of interest include robotic surgeries for endometrial, cervical and early-stage ovarian cancers; clinical and translational research; medical education for residents and students.

Board Certifications: Gynecologic Oncology.



Primary Practice

40 Hart St., Building D, New Britain: (860) 826-1101




Oncologist / Hematologists

Jason L Chang, M.D.

Jason Chang Education

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine.

Residency (Internal Medicine): NYU Medical Center (now NYU Langone Medical Center).

Fellowship (Oncology/Hematology): NYU Langone Medical Center.



General Info

Board Certifications: Medical Oncology, Hematology.

Faculty Appointments: Dr. Chang was a clinical instructor at NYU Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center, New York City.

Dr. Chang is co-author of numerous professional articles and textbook chapters and has participated in clinical melanoma research at NYU.



Primary Practice

Cancer Center of Central Connecticut, 40 Hart St., Building A, New Britain: 860-224-4408

Additional Practice

55 Meriden Ave., Suite 1-A, Southington: 860-621-9316

Barbara G Fallon, M.D.

Barbara Fallon Education

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine.

Residency: Harvard Medical School: Beth Israel Hospital.

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School: Dana Farber Cancer Institute.



General Info

Board Certifications: Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine.

Faculty Appointments: Assistant Professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Medical Director: Hospital of Central Connecticut Breast Program.

Certified in hospice and palliative care; a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and American Pain Society.

As a registered investigator with the National Institute of Health and a recipient of the American Cancer Society's Young Investigator Award, Dr. Fallon is dedicated to ongoing cancer research.


Dr. Fallon has written numerous publications and presentations on breast cancer, head and neck cancer, cancer pain and palliative care.


Primary Practice

Grove Hill Medical Center, 300 Kensington Ave., New Britain: (860) 224-6254

Wylie D. Hosmer, M.D.

Wylie Hosmer Education

Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Residency: UCLA Medical Center.

Fellowship (Hematology/Oncology):UCLA Medical Center.



General Info

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine,
Hematology, Oncology.

Faculty appointments: Clinical Instructor at the Department of Medicine, UConn.

Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American Medical Association, and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Beyond patient care, Dr. Hosmer has an interest in medical education, as well as cancer research. A recipient of the UCLA Medical Center Department of Medicine Annual Fellow Teaching Award for excellence in medical education, Dr. Hosmer has also written numerous publications on clinical and translation oncology research, particularly in the area of thoracic oncology.


Primary Practice

Cancer Center Central CT, 40 Hart St., Suite Building A, New Britain: (860) 224-4408

Jeffrey W. Langsam, D.O.

Jeffrey Langsam Education

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Residency (Internal Medicine): University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Fellowship (Hematology/Oncology): State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.


General Info

Board Certifications: Medical Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine.

Faculty Appointment: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Medical Director: Grove Hill Medical Center Laboratory.

Dr. Jeffrey W. Langsam is a hematology/oncology specialist at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.


Primary Practice

Grove Hill Medical Center, 300 Kensington Ave., New Britain: (860) 224-6254

William H Pogue, M.D.

William Pogue Education

Medical school: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Internship (Medicine): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Residency (Medicine): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Fellowship (Hematology): University of Connecticut Health Center.



General Info

Areas of interest: Total dose infusion of intravenous iron therapy.

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Hematology.

Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Member: American College of Physicians; American College of Emergency Physicians; American Society of Hematology; American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Faculty Appointment: Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.





Primary Practice

The Hospital of Central Connecticut: (860) 224-5299

Vipra Sharma, M.D.

Vipra Sharma General Info

Hematologist/Oncologist

Primary Practice

Grove Hill Medical Center, 300 Kensington Ave., New Britain: (860) 224-6254




Radiation Oncologist

Anwar M Khan, M.D.

Anwar Khan Education

Medical School: Yale University.

Residency: Yale University.



General Info

Board Certifications: Radiation Oncology.


Primary Practice

Hospital of Central Connecticut: (860) 224-5520




Surgical Oncologists

James F Flaherty, M.D., F.A.C.S.

James Flaherty Education

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Internship (General Surgery) University of Connecticut Health Center.

Residency (General Surgery): University of Connecticut Health Center.

Fellowship (Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Endoscopic Surgery) Saint James’s Hospital, Saint James, Ireland.

Fellowship (Surgical Oncology): Fox Chase Cancer Center.



General Info

Areas of Interest: Gastrointestinal procedures, Reflux (GERD) and Breast Disease

Board Certifications: Surgery

Faculty Appointments: Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut.

Military Service: Captain, United States Naval Reserve

Dr. Flaherty has been in practice for 10 years. He has written numerous scientific articles and abstracts.



Primary Practice

Central Connecticut Surgical Oncology, 40 Hart St., Building D: (860) 827-1981

Bret M. Schipper, M.D.

Bret Schipper Education

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies.

Internship (General Surgery): S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y.

Residency (General surgery): University of Pittsburgh.

Fellowships (Research), (Surgical Oncology): University of Pittsburgh.

General Info

Areas of interest: Robotic surgery and surgical care for patients with colon, liver, pancreas and gastric cancers.

Offers HIPEC, Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, for peritoneal-based metastatic disease from cancers such as appendiceal cancer, mesothelioma, and colon cancer.



Primary Practice

Central Connecticut Surgical Oncology, 40 Hart St., Building D, New Britain: 860-827-1981




Radiation Oncology Chief

Neal B Goldberg, M.D.

Neal Goldberg Education

Medical School: Columbia University.

Post-Graduate Work: Radiation Oncology Fellowship Yale School Of Medicine.


General Info

Areas of Interest: include Radiosurgery, Gynecological Malignancies and High Dose Rate Brachytherapy.

Board Certifications: Radiation Oncology.

Chief of Radiation Oncology: The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Principal Investigator, R.T.O.G., for clinical research trials involving radiosurgery for lung and spine tumors and external beam radiation for prostate, breast, brain and pancreas.

Member: American College of Radiology, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology.


Primary Practice

Central CT Radiation Oncology, New Britain: 860-224-5520




Director, Hematology/Oncology

Brian J Byrne, M.D.

Brian Byrne Education

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine.

Residency: Duke University Medical Center.

Fellowship (Oncology/Hematology): Duke University Medical Center.



General Info

Board Certifications: Medical Oncology,
Hematology.

Director: Hematology/Oncology at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Director: Clinical Research at the Hospital of Central Connecticut.


Primary Practice

40 Hart St., New Britain: (860) 224-4408

Additional Practice

55 Meriden Ave., Suite 1A, Southington: (860) 621-9316