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Dr. Ran Reshef, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
630 W 168th Street; Box 4
New York, NY

Dr. Ran Reshef works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. In addition to English, Dr. Reshef speaks Hebrew. His areas of expertise consist of cancer, bone marrow transplant, and blood disorders. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Reshef takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Vytra. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Reshef include: Sternberg Research Award, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania; Bradley Fellow Research Award, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; and Austrian Junior Faculty Award, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Reshef welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Blood Disorders, Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer

Dr. Daniel A Weiser, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY

Dr. Daniel Weiser is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist. Dr. Weiser's clinical interests include cancer. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Weiser trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Weiser (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. His professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Liver Tumor, Tumor, Hepatoblastoma, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Adrenal Tumor, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2330 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY

Dr. Judit Gellen is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center - Wakefield Division Hospital. Dr. Gellen takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS. She studied medicine at Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gellen (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1185 Park Avenue
New York, NY

Dr. Joyce Wong is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She works in New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, and Astoria, NY. Dr. Wong is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She graduated from Albany Medical College.

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What is Oncology?

An oncologist is a physician who is concerned with the treatment of tumors and cancers. Cancer is when cells in the human body grow in an abnormal or out-of-control way. The goal of oncology is to cure a patient’s cancer, or, if the cancer is incurable, to control the cancer and reduce the symptoms for as long as possible.

Oncologists have several roles in their interaction with patients. They diagnose cancer and determine what stage the cancer is in, or to what extent the cancer has grown. They explain the diagnosis and stage to the patient, and they recommend treatment and deliver care. During treatment, oncologists are responsible for maintaining quality of life for their patients by reducing pain and side effects from medications.

There are three main types of oncologists:
  • Medical Oncologists specialize in the use of medications, especially chemotherapy, to kill cancer cells. In some areas, the term “medical oncologist” refers to the oncologist who is overall in charge of making decisions about a patient’s treatment.
  • Surgical Oncologists specialize in surgical treatments for cancer, such as biopsies (where small tissue samples are taken and examined), or surgical removal of tumors and surrounding tissue.
  • Radiation Oncologists specialize in the use of radiation (a kind of high powered x-ray) to kill cancer.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology also recognizes the subspecialties of Gynecological Oncology, which focuses on cancers of the female reproductive tract, and Pediatric Oncology, which deals with cancers that are most common in childhood.

In the United States, nearly one-half of all men and one-third of all women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It is an unfortunately common disease that can sometimes be life-threatening. Oncologists provide care to millions of people facing that diagnosis every year.
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