Leslie Botnick

Leslie E. Botnick, M.D.

  • Senior Director, Radiation Oncology Community Practices
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncologist

Leslie E. Botnick, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
From our very first meeting, Dr. Botnick put my mind at ease while discussing my treatment.”  - Patient

In practice for some 40 years, Leslie Botnick, M.D., has made a difference in countless lives. He helped bring about the significant advance of treating many breast cancer patients with lumpectomy plus radiation. Dr. Botnick is also recognized as a leader in stem cell research and late effects of chemotherapy on bone marrow.

From his early days at New York Medical College, through his subsequent training at Harvard and distinguished career at premier institutions in Boston and Southern California, Dr. Botnick has remained at the top of his profession and at the leading edge of advancements in radiation oncology.

Consistently rated one of the “Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Botnick's greatest achievement may well be his ability to connect with his patients and communicate vital information in understandable terms.
  • 2018 - present, Senior Director, Radiation Oncology Community Practices and Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2006 - present, Radiation Oncologist, The Center for Radiation Therapy of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA
  • 2002 - 2018, Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, Vantage Oncology Inc., Manhattan Beach, CA
  • 1995-1999, Co-founder, SalicNet Managed Care Program
  • 1993 - 1999, Corporate Director, Radiation Oncology, Salick Health Care, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1983 - 2018, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Valley Radiotherapy Associates Medical Group Inc., Manhattan Beach, CA
  • 1983-1997, Director, Radiation Oncology, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA
  • 1979 - 1983, Director, Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

Affliate Location
 
The Center for Radiation Therapy of Beverly Hills
9229 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-651-9292

Degrees

  • 1972, M.D., New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • 1968, B.A., Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Fellowship

  • 1976-1977, Clinical Fellow, Radiation Oncology, Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA
  • 1975-1976, Research Fellow, Radiation Oncology, Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA
  • 1973-1975, Clinical Fellow, Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency

  • 1975-1976, Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Joint Center for Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA
  • 1973-1975, Resident, Radiation Oncology, Joint Center for Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA

Internship

  • 1972-1973, Medical Intern, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY
Yang YT a, *, Pike ER b, Rose CM c, Botnick L c
The rise in bilateral mastectomies: Evidence, ethics, and physician’s role. ELSEVIER The Breast.  Y.T Yang et al. / The Breast 29 (2016) 160-162 (July 2016)

Tao ML abc, Mautner BD b, Ray HE bd, Huson HB e, Sanghani MV ac, Llamas ML c, Botnick LE ab. Long-term community-based results of breast-conserving therapy in early-stage breast cancer. The Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology. JCSO 2016;14:249-254 (June 2016).

Hellman S, Botnick LE, Mauch P. Stem-Cell Biology and Cancer Therapy: The More Things Change...J. Clin. Oncol. 26:6, 821-822, 2008.

Turner RR, Chu KU, Qi K, Botnick LE, Hansen NM, Glass EC, Giuliano AE Pathologic features associated with nonsentinel lymph node metastases in patients with metastatic breast carcinoma in a sentinel lymph node. Cancer 2000 August 1; 89(3):574-81.

Rosen E, Goldberg I, Rose CM, Come S, Goldstein M, Simon L, Botnick LE. Sequential multiagent chemotherapy and whole abdominal irradiation for Stage III ovarian carcinoma. Radiotherapy and Oncology 1986.

Silverman D, Edbril S, Gartrell N, Wise S, Liao-Rosenblatt E, Huntley B, Botnick LE. A pilot study of women's attitudes toward breast conserving surgery with primary radiation therapy for breast cancer. Intl. J. Psychiatry in Medicine, 4:15, 281-391, 1985.

Recht A, Danoff B, Solin L, Schnitt S, Connolly J, Botnick LE, Goldberg I, Goodman R, Harris J. Intraductal carcinoma of the breast:  Results of treatment with excisional biopsy and irradiation. J. Clin. Oncol. 3:10, 1339-13, 1985.

Botnick LE, Hoppe RT, Kim J, Travis EL, Strober S, Bloomer WD. Radiation therapy for immunosuppression and marrow or organ transplantation. Cancer Treatment Symposia 1:161-168, 1984.

Beadle GF, Harris JR, Silver B, Botnick LE, Hellman S. Cosmetic results following primary radiation therapy for early breast cancer. Cancer, 54:2911-2918, 1984.

Botnick LE, Rose CM, Goldberg I, Recht A. The role of radiation therapy in the treatment of laryngeal cancer.  Otolaryngologic Clinics of No. America, 17:227-235, 1984.

Mauch P, Weinstein H, Botnick LE, Belli J, Cassady JR. An evaluation of long-term survival and treatment complication in children with Hodgkin's disease. Cancer 51:925-932, 1983.

Greenberger JS, Hoffman N, Leiberman M, Botnick LE, Sakakeeny MA, Eckner RJ. Pool size of pluripotential hematopoietic stem cell increased in continuous bone marrow culture by Friend spleen focus-forming virus. J. Natl. Cancer Inst.70:323-331, 1983.

Hellman S, Reincke U, Botnick LE, Mauch P. Functional organization of hematopoietic stem cell compartment; implications for cancer and its therapy. J. Clin. Oncol.1:277-284, 1983.
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • New England Society for Radiation Oncology
  • Cell Kinetics Society
  • Radiation Research Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • California Radiology Society
  • California Medical Association
  • Los Angeles Radiological Society
  • Southern California Academy of Clinical Oncology
  • Society for the Study of Breast Disease
  • 1996-Present "Best Doctors in America"
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