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Linda T. Vahdat, MD

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Dr. Linda Vahdat is a Professor of Medicine, Director of the Breast Cancer Research Program and Chief of the Solid Tumor Service at Weill Cornell Medical College. After completing undergraduate studies at Barnard College/Columbia University, she attended medical school and completed her Internal Medicine training at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY. She then completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, also in NY. Her expertise is in breast cancer and she is involved in the conceptualization, design and conduct of Phase I through III clinical trials mostly in high-risk adjuvant and metastatic

breast cancer. Other major research interests include include strategies to understand and prevent metastases, evaluation of new therapies to control breast cancer and chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy. She has been very involved in the American Society of Clinical Oncology since 1994, participating on several committees including the Education Committee, Health Services Research Committee and was co-chair for the ASCO Breast Symposium for 2010. She is also on the Executive board of Cancer Care, Inc since 2005 and was awarded their "Physician of the Year award in 2002 and the Humanitarian Award by Cancer Care of Connecticut in 2007 for her volunteer work with the organization. She is reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Clinical Oncology and Clinical Cancer Research.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
1987 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: 1990 Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: 1994 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Expertise
Medical Oncology
Insurance Programs
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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]
Affinity [HMO]
CIGNA [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Fidelis Care
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
Health Plus - Amerigroup [HMO, MCD]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 821-0644
Primary Office
425 East 61st Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 821-0644
Public Transportation: Yes
Secondary Office
525 East 68th Street
Payson 3
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 821-0644
Fax: (646) 962-1603
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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