Abstract # 1066 Long-Term Prostate Brachytherapy Outcomes With 10 Years Of Minimum Follow-up

Presenter: Mitchell Terk, MD

About the Presenter:
Mitchell Terk was born and raised in the New York area. He completed his undergraduate training at Emory University in Atlanta, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He then returned to New York City and attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he also later completed his internship and residency training in Radiation Oncology. While at Mount Sinai, he was elected Chief Resident and served as a representative to the Medical Board. Following completion of his Residency training, Dr. Terk moved to Jacksonville to join his family, who had relocated here in 1993. Dr. Terk is board certified in Radiation Oncology. He is a member of the Duval County Medical Society, Florida Medical Association, and the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. He has also served as an advisor to the American Cancer Society’s prostate cancer task force. Dr. Terk's special area of expertise is with prostate cancer. He has been performing prostate seed implants since 1994. He has personally performed well over 2500 implants in recent years alone, and routinely performs more than 300 implants a year. He is an internationally acclaimed lecturer on this topic and has presented personal research at major medical centers and a myriad of conferences. He has been involved with training physicians throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa in the Real-Time Technique of prostate seed implantation and in Intra-operative Dosimetry. He has also published research on breast, gynecological, and gastrointestinal cancers. His personal interests include the arts, antique automobiles and travel. He was elected a member to the Explorers Club in 1991. He enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and his two Australian Shepherds.


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