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Azra Raza, MD

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Biography

Dr. Raza is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University in New York, NY.She started her research in Myelodisplastic Syndromes (MDS) in 1982 and moved to Rush University, Chicago, Illinois in 1992, where she was the Charles Arthur Weaver Professor in Oncology and Director, Division of Myeloid Diseases. The MDS Program, along with a Tissue Repository containing more than 50,000 samples from MDS and acute leukemia patients was successfully relocated to the University of Massachusetts in 2004 and to Columbia University in 2010.

Before moving to New York, Dr. Raza was the Chief of Hematology Oncology and the Gladys Smith Martin Professor of Oncology at the University of Massachussets in Worcester. She has published the results of her laboratory research and clinical trials in prestigious, peer reviewed journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, British Journal of Hematology, Leukemia, and Leukemia Research. Dr. Raza serves on numerous National and International panels as a reviewer, consultant and advisor and is the recipient of a number of awards.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Education And Training
University of Maryland Medical Center
Internship: Franklin Square Hospital
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: Roswell Park Memorial Hospital
Areas of Expertise
Myelofibrosis
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Aplastic Anemia
Myeloproliferative Disease
Myelodysplastic Disease
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia/AML
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
(General) [MCD]
Aetna [Columbia University Employee Plan, Essential (Exchange), HMO, MCR, Medicare, PPO]
Affinity
Amerigroup [MCR, Medicare]
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior)]
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [HMO, POS, PPO]
Health Plus - Amerigroup
HIP - Health Insurance Plan of New York [HMO, POS, PPO]
Local 1199 [UNI, Union]
Local 32BJ Health Fund [Union]
Medicare [MCR, Medicare]
OXFORD [HMO, MCR, PPO]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom HMO, Liberty HMO, Medicare HMO]
United Healthcare [EPO, HMO, MCR, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Gender
Female

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-0566
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 9
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5098
Fax: (212) 305-6891
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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