James Butler, MD

Maimonides Physician


Radiation Oncology



About Me

Dr. James Butler is a physician in the Radiation Oncology Division at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Butler completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital and New York University Medical Center. Dr. Butler is board-certified in Radiation Oncology. Dr. James Butler has published various articles in his field on thyroid lymphoma, treatment of metastatic disease to the femur, radio sensitization of Taxol and the effect of cell cycle on radiation sensitivity, HDR cervix, Brachytherapy, bladder, cancer, brain metastasis, postoperative lung radiation therapy and prostate cancer. Dr. Butler is an integral part of the Maimonides Radiation Oncology team, offering experience, compassion and empathy to every patient.

Areas of Expertise

  • Head & Neck Cancer Care
  • Thyroid Cancer Care
  • Thymic Cancer Care
  • Urologic Cancer Care

Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcomas
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancers
  • Urologic Cancers


  • Brachytherapy


Medical Degree

Hahnemann Medical College


New York University - Bellevue Hospital Center


Radiation Oncology


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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