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Joseph Thomas Ruggiero, <span>MD</span>

Joseph Thomas Ruggiero, MD

Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Hematology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-6200
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr Ruggiero received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his MD from New York University. Residency and fellowship training occurred at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and was followed by his year as Chief Medical Resident at The New York Hospital. He is currently Professor of Clinical Medicine and medical oncologist in the Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Program and the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.

He has been actively involved on the national level with the issues of board certification and recertification in both Internal Medicine and Oncology, serving on committees at the American Board of Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology developing educational tools to aid in the process of certification for medical oncologists. He has served as Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians and is currently Associate Editor for ASCO-SEP. 

His major interest is in solid tumor oncology with special focus on gastrointestinal and breast oncology.

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1977 New York University School of Medicine

Internship: 1978 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: 1980 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 1984 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center