Dr. Santosh V Yajnik MD Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Santosh Yajnik is a radiation oncologist in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 16 doctors at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 15 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital who specialize in Radiation Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncologist: General Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, Radiation Oncology, 2000 - 2004

Scripps Mercy Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1999 - 2000

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Radiology
Certified in Radiation Oncology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Stereotactic radiotherapy for vestibular schwannoma.
Sweeney, P., Yajnik, S., Hartsell, W., Bovis, G., Venkatesan, J.

Hemithoracic radiation after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Yajnik, S., Rosenzweig, K. E., Mychalczak, B., Krug, L., Flores, R., Hong, L., Rusch, V. W.

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha-based gene therapy enhances radiation cytotoxicity in human prostate cancer.
Chung, T. D., Mauceri, H. J., Hallahan, D. E., Yu, J. J., Chung, S., Grdina, W. L., Yajnik, S., Kufe, D. W., Weichselbaum, R. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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