Dr. Joseph Imperato MD Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Joseph Imperato is a radiation oncologist in Mchenry, Illinois and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Imperato accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Radiation Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncologist: General Radiation Oncology, Breast Cancer

Clinical Interests: Breast Neoplasms, Brain Neoplasms, Glioblastoma, Oligodendroglioma, Combined Modality Therapy, Survival Analysis

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #14 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1981

Joint Center For Rad Therapy
Residency, Therapeutic Radiology, 1981 - 1984

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

An analysis of radiotherapy data from the CNS cancer consortium's randomized prospective trial comparing AZQ to BCNU in the treatment of patients with primary malignant brain tumors. The CNS cancer consortium.
Halperin, E. C., Gaspar, L., Imperato, J., Salter, M., Herndon, J., Dowling, S.

A phase III randomized prospective trial of external beam radiotherapy, mitomycin C, carmustine, and 6-mercaptopurine for the treatment of adults with anaplastic glioma of the brain. CNS Cancer Consortium.
Halperin, E. C., Herndon, J., Schold, S. C., Brown, M., Vick, N., Cairncross, J. G., Macdonald, D. R., Gaspar, L., Fischer, B., Dropcho, E., Rosenfeld, S., Morowitz, R., Piepmeier, J., Hait, W., Byrne, T., Salter, M., Imperato, J., Khandekar, J., Paleologos, N., Burger, P., Bentel, G. C., Friedman, A.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria: single brain metastasis.
Suh, J. H., Videtic, G. M., Aref, A. M., Germano, I., Goldsmith, B. J., Imperato, J. P., Marcus, K. J., McDermott, M. W., McDonald, M. W., Patchell, R. A., Robins, H. I., Rogers, C. L., Wolfson, A. H., Wippold, F. J., Gaspar, L. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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