James D. Kolker

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James D. Kolker, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Penn Radiation Oncology
Pennsylvania Hospital
Widener Ground Level
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3873
BA (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1976.
MD (Medicine)
Thomas Jefferson Medical College, 1981.
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Selected Publications

Brian C. Baumann, MD1,2*, Karen De Amorim Bernstein, MD3*, Thomas F. Delaney, MD, FASTRO3, Charles B. Simone II, MD4, James D. Kolker, MD2, Edwin Choy, MD5, William P. Levin, MD2 , Kristy L. Weber, MD6, Ashok Muniappan, MD7, Abigail T. Berman, MD, MSCE2, Arthur Staddon, MD8, Lee Hartner, MD7, Brian Van Tine, MD, PhD9, Angela Hirbe, MD, PhD9, Eli Glatstein, MD, FASTRO2, Stephen M. Hahn, MD, FASTRO10, Suneel N. Nagda, MD2‡, Yen-Lin Chen, MD3‡: Multi-institutional analysis of stereotactic body radiotherapy for sarcoma pulmonary metastases: High rates of local control with favorable toxicity. Journal of Surgical Oncology 122(5): 877-883, Oct 2020.

Ruangkanchanasetr R, Lee JYK, Nagda SN, Geiger GA, Kolker JD, Bigelow DC, Ruckenstein MJ, Nasrallah M, Alonso-Basanta M. : Toxicity of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery May Be Greater in Patients with Lower Cranial Nerve Schwannomas. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2018 Dec;79(6):580-585. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1651504. Epub 2018 May 10 79(6): 580, May 2018.

Mahadevan A, Blanck O, Lanciano R, Peddada A, Sundararaman S, D'Ambrosio D, Sharma S, Perry D, Kolker J, Davis J.: Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for liver metastasis - clinical outcomes from the international multi-institutional RSSearch® Patient Registry. Radiat Oncol. 13(1): 26, Feb 2018.

Ricco A, Davis J, Rate W, Yang J, Perry D, Pablo J, D'Ambrosio D, Sharma S, Sundararaman S, Kolker J, Creach KM, Lanciano R.: Lung metastases treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy: the RSSearch® patient Registry's experience. Radiat Oncol. 12(1): 35, Feb 2017.

Baumann BC, Nagda SN, Kolker JD, Levin WP, Weber KL, Berman AT, Staddon A, Hartner L, Hahn SM, Glatstein E, Simone CB 2nd. : Efficacy and safety of stereotactic body radiation therapy for the treatment of pulmonary metastases from sarcoma: A potential alternative to resection. J Surg Oncol. 114(1): 65-9, Jul 2016.

Chowdhury IH, Ojerholm E, McMillan MT, Miller D, Kolker JD, Kurtz G, Dorsey JF, Nagda SN, Geiger GA, Brem S, O'Rourke DM, Zager EL, Gangadhar T, Schuchter L, Lee JY, Alonso-Basanta M. : Novel risk scores for survival and intracranial failure in patients treated with radiosurgery alone to melanoma brain metastases. Dec 1;10:248. doi: 10.1186/s13014-015-0553-y. PMID: 26626714 Radiat Oncol. 10: 248, Dec 2015.

Vogel J, Ojerholm E, Hollander A, Briola C, Mooij R, Bieda M, Kolker J, Nagda S, Geiger G, Dorsey J, Lustig R, O'Rourke DM, Brem S, Lee J, Alonso-Basanta M.: Intracranial control after Cyberknife radiosurgery to the resection bed for large brain metastases. Radiat Oncol. 31(10): 221, Oct 2015.

Ojerholm E, Lee JY, Thawani JP, Miller D, O'Rourke DM, Dorsey JF, Geiger GA, Nagda S, Kolker JD, Lustig RA, Alonso-Basanta M.: Stereotactic radiosurgery to the resection bed for intracranial metastases and risk of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis Journal of Neurosurgery 121.(Suppl): 75-83, December 2014.

Eric Ojerholm, John Y.K. Lee, James Kolker, Robert Lustig, Jay F. Dorsey and Michelle Alonso-Basanta: Gamma knife radiosurgery to four or more metastases in patients without prior intracranial radiation or surgery. Cancer Medicine 3(3): 565-71, Jun 2014.

Cheli CD, Levine RI, Cambetas DR, Kolker JD, Roberts SB.: Age-related reference ranges for complexed prostate-specific antigen and complexed/total prostate-specific antigen ratio: Results from East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute screening campaign. Urology 60(4 Suppl 1): 53-9, 2002.

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