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Joseph G. Jurcic, MD

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Biography

Dr. Joseph Jurcic is Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of the Hematologic Malignancies Section of the Division of Hematology/Oncology. His main focus is the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and myelodysplastic syndrome. Research interests include acute myeloid leukemia, radioimmunotherapy with alpha and beta particle-emitting radioisotopes, monoclonal antibody therapy for leukemia, the development of novel small molecule inhibitors for leukemia, and the molecular monitoring of minimal residual disease.

He is the 2001 recipient of the Louis and Allston Boyer Young Investigator Award for Distinguished Achievement in Biomedical Research from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is author or coauthor of more than 80 articles and book chapters, has been the principal investigator on over 25 clinical trials, and regularly lectures at national and international meetings. He serves as a Leukemia Section Editor for The Oncologist. Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia University Medical Center, he was an Attending Physician on the Leukemia Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for over 18 years.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialty
Hematology (Board Certified)
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology
Education And Training
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
University of Pennslyvania School of Medicine
Internship: Barnes Jewish Hospital
Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Expertise
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Aplastic Anemia
Chronic Leukemia
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
CMML (Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia)
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Essential Thrombocythemia
Hairy Cell Leukemia
Hematologic Malignancy
Hemolytic Anemia
Immune Thrombocytopenia
Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia
Leukemia
Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myelofibrosis
Myeloproliferative Disease
Polycythemia Vera
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
MagnaCare
Medicaid [NY]
Medicare
Multiplan
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
POMCO
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-5098
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Garden Level
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5098
Fax: (212)305-8112
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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