John P. Leonard, MD

Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Hematology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-2068
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

POSITION:

The Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Professor of Medicine

Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine

Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Weill Cornell Medical College

Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Director, Joint Clinical Trials Office, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital

EDUCATION:

M.D. - University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1990

B.A. - Johns Hopkins University, 1986

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

Fellow, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, 1993 - 1996

Intern and Resident, Department of Medicine, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, 1991-1993

 

PRIOR POSITIONS HELD:

Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University 2004 - 2007

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1997 - 2004

Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, 1996 - 1997

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Elected Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation

Elected Member, American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology Subspecialty Board Committee

Ellen Glesby Cohen Leadership Award, Lymphoma Research Foundation

Incumbent, Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professorship of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Chief Medical Resident, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center

Medical Housestaff Program Director's Award, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center

Outstanding Medical Student Award, Medical Alumni Association, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Raven Society, University of Virginia

"Top Doctors," New York Metro Area (Castle Connolly Guide) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2013, 2014 (New York Magazine)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS (PAST OR PRESENT):

Editorial Board, Blood

Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Oncology

Scientific Editor, Cancer Discovery

American Society of Hematology

American Society of Clinical Oncology

 

SELECTED OTHER PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES (PAST OR PRESENT):

Chair, Lymphoma Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, National Cancer Institute - National Clinical Trials Network

Member, Lymphoma Steering Committee, National Cancer Institute

Member, Hematology Subspecialty Board, American Board of Internal Medicine

Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Research Foundation

Board Member, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, New York City Chapter

Member, Government Affairs Committee, American Society of Hematology

Member, Communications Committee, American Society of Hematology

Member, Scientific Committee on Lymphoid Neoplasia, American Society of Hematology

Member, Advisory Committee, International Conference on Lymphoid Malignancies, Lugano Switzerland

Member, Clinical Advisory Committee, World Health Organization Classification of Lymphoid Malignancies

Chair, Hematologic Malignancies Staging System Project 8th Edition, American Joint Commission on Cancer

 

 

INVITED LECTURES:

American Society of Hematology

American Society of Clinical Oncology

European Hematology Association

Japan Society of Hematology

Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

Society for Biological Therapy

Invited lectures at numerous other national and international meetings/symposia and academic centers including Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Virginia, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Tufts Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

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

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

1990 University of Virginia School of Medicine

Internship: 1991 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: 1993 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 1995 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Locations

525 East 68th Street Payson Pavilion 3
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-2068

Fax: (646) 962-1605

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Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College