Joseph M. Scandura, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 962-2700


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.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP [HMO, Medicaid, Medicare]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Fidelis Care





Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]



1997 Temple University School of Medicine

Residency: 1999 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 2003 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


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Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell Univ