Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO

Contact Dr. Werner-Wasik

111 South 11th Street
Room G-301, Bodine Center
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-6702
(215) 955-0412 fax

Medical School

Wroclaw Medical Academy, Wroclaw, Poland


Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology), 1994

University Appointment

Walter J. Curran Professor of Radiation Oncology
Enterprise Vice Chair of Radiation Oncology

Research & Clinical Interests

Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO, is Walter W. Curran Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Enterprise Vice-Chair for Radiation Oncology at Jefferson Health.  She is also the Contact Principal Investigator for NRG Oncology at Jefferson.  Dr. Werner-Wasik graduated from medical school in Wroclaw, Poland, and completed her postgraduate training in radiation oncology at Tufts/New England Medical Center in Boston and at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  She frequently lectures on lung cancer at national and international conferences such as the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference.  She has been a recent Lung Track Leader for the annual scientific ASTRO meeting and serves as an American Board of Radiology core group Oral Examiner for the Radiation Oncology Specialty Board examination.  She is a member of the RTOG/NRG Lung Cancer Steering and Research Strategy Committees and was a Co-Chair or Chair of several RTOG lung and brain trials.   Dr. Werner-Wasik has served as Publications Chair of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group's (RTOG) and is member of the RTOG Foundation's Board, as well as Chair of the newly formed NRG Oncology Protocol Monitoring Committee (PMC).  She has been awarded several "Best Doctor" titles (Philadelphia Top Doctor; America's Top Doctor for Cancer; America's Top Doctor, America’s Top Oncologist, Top 1% of Physicians in America) and has over 150 publications to her credit on topics of lung and brain cancers, as well as treatment-related toxicity.  Currently she devotes her energies to the harmonization and integration efforts of all radiation oncology divisions within Jefferson Health.