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Joseph M. Scandura, MD, PhD

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Joseph M. Scandura, MD, PhD
Joseph M. Scandura, MD, PhD
Biography

Der. Scandura completed the MD/PhD program in Biochemistry at Temple University in 1997. His doctoral work investigating critical interactions between platelets and coagulation factors led to three first-authored papers in Biochemistry.

Following his residency in internal medicine-research track at Weill Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital from 1997-1999, Dr. Scandura did a Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1999-2003. Dr. Scandura was appointed Instructor on the Leukemia Service at Memorial in 2003, and an Instructor in Clinical Medicine at Weill Medical College in 2004. He served as an inpatient attending on the Memorial Leukemia Service and outpatient Leukemia Clinic.

In 2006, Dr. Scandura joined the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill/Cornell to serve in the Leukemia Program. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Physician at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Scandura contributes as attending physician on the inpatient clinical services for the Division and as covering physician for the Hematology/Oncology inpatients. He also maintains an ambulatory clinic in the Leukemia and Myclodysplastic Syndromes Program in the outpatient department of the Division. Working collaboratively with other faculty members of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, he is helping to develop both sponsored research activities and the Leukemia Program.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
1997 Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: 1999 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: 2003 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Expertise
Molecular Medicine
Hematopoiesis
Thrombocythemia
Myeloproliferative Disease
Myelofibrosis
Myelodysplastic Disease
Polycythemia
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia/AML
Leukemia
Insurance Programs
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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Affinity [HMO, MCD, Medicare, Weill Cornell POS]
CIGNA [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, PPO]
Fidelis Care [HMO]
GHI [CBP]
Health First [HMO, MCD]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [HMO, MCD, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [HMO, MCD]
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource [PPO]
United Healthcare [EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
United Healthcare COMMUNITY PLAN [MCD]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Primary Office
525 East 68th Street
Payson Pavilion 3
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-2700
Fax: (646) 962-1602
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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