Dr. Botnick has extensive experience with performing permanent seed prostate implants in addition to high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy implants for prostate, gynecologic and breast malignancies. He is one of the primary brachytherapists of Valley Radiotherapy Associates Medical Group, performing implants at several facilities in the San Fernando Valley and the Los Angeles Westside area.

Dr. Botnick received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania followed by a Medical Degree from the Hahnemann University School of Medicine where he graduated in the top of his class, receiving entry into the Alpha Omega Alpha society. He completed his Radiation Oncology residency training at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York where he then dedicated an entire year towards advanced brachytherapy training.

He served as chief resident for prostate, breast and gynecologic cancers. He brought his medical practice to the San Fernando Valley in 2000 and assumed the role of Medical Director of Sherman Oaks Radiation Therapy center in late 2006. Dr. Botnick has acquired extensive knowledge of Image-Guided/Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IG/IMRT) and uses the TomoTherapy Hi-Art System® to treat sites such as prostate, head and neck, and pelvic malignancies.

Medical School
  • Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Crozer-Keystone Health System
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • English


Sherman Oaks Radiation Therapy Center
5522 Sepulveda Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91411
(818) 997-1522
(818) 997-0705
Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center
181 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 748-4701


  • Radiation Oncology (Board Certified)
  • Medical Oncology
Clinical Interests
  • Lymphoma
  • Blood Disorders
  • Lung Cancer


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Aetna Senior HMO Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Community Care Network PPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC HMO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield HMO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA LA Care HMO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Health Net Silver Network HMO
  • Medi-Cal (Straight)
  • Medi-Cal Anthem (BC) HMO
  • Medi-Cal Health Net HMO
  • Medi-Cal L.A. Care HMO
  • Medi-Cal Molina HMO
  • Medi-Cal/L.A. Care/Care 1st HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Pacific Health Alliance PPO/ POS
  • TriCare HMO
  • TriCare/TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Axminister Medical Group/IPA
  • Facey Medical Group
  • HealthCare Partners Medical Group
  • Lakeside Community Healthcare
  • Motion Picture
  • Preferred IPA
  • Regal Medical Group