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Michelle Alonso-Basanta, MD, PhD

Michelle Alonso-Basanta, MD, PhD Physician

Helene Blum Assistant Professor

Dr. Alonso-Basanta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Brain Metastasis
    • Brain Tumors
    • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology
    • Brain and Spine Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2009

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumors
  • radiation oncology - brain
  • radiation oncology - head/neck
  • radiation oncology - sarcoma
  • Radiation Treatment
  • radiosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiation Oncology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Concourse Level 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: New York University Medical Center

Memberships

AACR, National ACR, National American Medical Association, National American Society for Radiation Oncology, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National Chordoma Foundation, International North American Gamma Knife Consortium, International North American Skull Base Society, International NY Roengten Society, Local Phi Beta Kappa, National RSNA, National Society of Neuro-oncology, National

Affiliation

Dr. Alonso-Basanta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Mooij, R; Kralik, J; Kosterin, P; Geiger, G; Alonso-Basanta M,: Total Scalp Irradiation with Cyberknife ISRS Annual Meeting June 7-11 2015 : 2015.

J. Vogel, A. Hollander, E. Ojerholm, C. Briola, R. Mooij, M. Bieda, J.D. Kolker, S. Nagda, G.A. Geiger, J.F. Dorsey, R.A. Lustig, D.M. O'Rourke, S. Brem, J.Y.K. Lee, M. Alonso-Basanta: Risk of Local Failure with CyberKnife Radiosurgery to the Resection Bed for Large Intracranial Metastases 3rd ESTRO Forum : 2015.

Doroslovacki, Pavle; Tamhankar, M; Shindler, K; Liu, G; Alonso-Basanta, M.: Identifying Risk Factors for the Development of Radiation Optic Neuropathy at “Safe” Doses: A Review of Cases Seen 1994-2014 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society : 2015.

Vincent J. Lee and Michelle Alonso-Basanta: Chordoma Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiation Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
TRC-2 West
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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