John Gregory Mears, MD

Medical Oncology
Hematology
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-3506
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

J. Gregory Mears, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. After receiving a B.S. at Trinity College, Dr. Mears obtained an M.D. at The College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. He undertook his Internal Medicine residency at Boston University Medical Center and his Hematology-Medical Oncology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Mears' early career was research based and involved studies of the molecular genetics of disorders of hemoglobin as well as chronic myelogenous leukemia. For the past 25 years Dr. Mears has maintained a clinical practice caring for people with blood disorders with an emphasis on leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma. Dr. Mears has a strong clinical interest in women with breast cancer and is the Medical Director of the OctoberWoman Foundation.

Additionally, Dr. Mears is pursuing clinical research in the fields of Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as well as breast cancer. He is also actively engaged in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.

Area of Expertise

CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [NYP Employee Plan]

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Medicare [Medicare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: Boston University Medical Center

Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 923
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3506

Fax: (212) 305-4667

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Professor of Medicine at CUMC