Anish Butala, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Chief, Palliative Radiation Oncology Service, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Director, Spine Radiotherapy Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Radiation Oncology

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3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Management and Organizational Analysis)
New York University, 2012.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Northwestern University, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Butala AA, Huang CH, Bryant CM, Henderson RH, Hoppe BS, Mendenhall NP, Vapiwala N, Mailhot Vega RB.: Significant Heterogeneity in Parameter Assumption in Cost Effectiveness Analyses: A Call for Uniformity. Value in Health 25(2): 171-177, February 2022.

Williams GR, Manjunath SH, Butala AA, Jones JA: Palliative Radiotherapy for Advanced Cancers: Indications and Outcomes. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America 30(3): 563-580, July 2021.

Williams GR, Butala AA, Manjunath SH, Maxwell RJL, Anstadt EJ, Waxman AJ, Jones JA, Plastaras JP, Paydar I: Radiation Therapy for Plasma Cell Disease of the Brain and Skull: Poor Palliation and Survival After Treatment for Central Nervous System Involvement. Advances in Radiation Oncology 6(4): 100720, May 2021.

Butala AA, Lee DY, Patel RR, Latif NA, Haggerty AF, Paydar I, Jones JA, Taunk NK.: A Retrospective Study of Rapid Symptom Response in Bleeding Gynecologic Malignancies With Short Course Palliative Radiation Therapy: Less is More. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 61(2): 377-383, February 2021.

Butala AA, Jain V, Reddy VK, Sebro RA, Song Y, Karakousis G, Mitchell TC, Lukens JN, Shabason JE: Impact of Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes on Overall Survival in Merkel Cell Carcinoma. The Oncologist 26(1): 63-69, January 2021.

Butala AA, Ingram WS, O'Reilly SE, Hartl B, Kassaee A, Deville C, Vapiwala N: Robust treatment planning in whole pelvis pencil beam scanning proton therapy for prostate cancer. Medical Dosimetry 45(4): 334-338, Winter 2020.

Butala AA, Lo SS, Jones JA: Advanced radiotherapy for metastatic disease-a major stride or a futile effort? Annals of Palliative Medicine 8(3): 337-351, July 2019.

Butala AA, Patel RR, Manjunath S, Latif NA, Haggerty AF, Jones JA, Taunk NK.: Palliative Radiation Therapy for Metastatic, Persistent, or Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: Efficacy in the Era of Modern Technology and Targeted Agents. Advances in Radiation Oncology 6: 100624, November 2020.

Refaat T, Gentile M, Sachdev S, Dalal P, Butala AA, Gutiontov S, Helenowksi I, Lee P, Sathiaseelan V, Bloch O, Chandler J, Kalapurakal JA: Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Grade 2 Meningiomas. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base 78(4): 288-294, August 2017.

Kadakia KC, Rozell SA, Butala AA, Loprinzi CL: Supportive cryotherapy: a review from head to toe. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 47(6): 1100-15, June 2014.

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