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Joseph G. Cardinale, MD

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Joseph G. Cardinale, MD

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Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Therapeutic Radiology

    PO Box 208040

    New Haven, CT 06520-8040

    United States



Joseph Cardinale, MD, a therapeutic radiologist, prides himself on giving individualized attention to patients in his care. “I was attracted to radiation oncology as a specialty because I am able to combine my clinical interests with emotional support for the many people that I have cared for over the years,” he says.

With over 30 years of specializing in urologic malignancies, he treats cancer using a variety of techniques, including radiosurgical techniques, brachytherapy, and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), a radiation delivery system used in the treatment of difficult-to-reach tumors.

“The explosion of new techniques in radiation oncology, as well as drug therapy, has enabled us to treat patients effectively with few side effects,” explains Dr. Cardinale. “I am hopeful that these treatments can help people get back to a normal life with minimal interruptions.” 

At Yale Medicine, Dr. Cardinale has developed a program for prostate cancer and does outreach and screening work for the medically underserved in the local area. An associate clinical professor of therapeutic radiology at Yale School of Medicine, he also conducts clinical research in hopes of finding new cancer treatments. “I am motivated to find ways to treat cancer that do not involve the removal of affected organs, including the prostate in prostate cancer and the bladder in bladder cancer,” he says.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1984)
  • MD
    New York Medical College (1980)
  • BS
    Manhattan College (1976)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Radiology, Therapeutic Radiology (1984)

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