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Markus Y. Mapara, MD, PhD

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Markus Y. Mapara, MD, PhD
Markus Y. Mapara, MD, PhD
Biography

Dr. Mapara is the Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Mapara graduated from the University of Heidelberg Medical School/Germany, and received his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the Universities of Heidelberg and the University Medical Center Charite of the Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany. In addition, he completed a research fellowship at the Transplantation Biology Research Center of the Massachusetts General Hospital at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. As Assistant Professor of Medicine, he headed the Hematologic Intensive Care Unit and served as deputy director of the Stem Cell Transplantation unit at the University Medical Center Charitè in Berlin, Germany. Before coming to Columbia, Dr. Mapara was Associate Professor of Medicine (with tenure) at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and served as the Director of the Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program, the biggest NMDP and FACT-accredited program in Western Pennsylvania performing 120-150 transplants per year.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialties
Hematology (Board Certified)
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
University of Heidelberg (Germany)
Internship: University of Heidelberg (Germany)
Residency: Humboldt University, Faculty of Medicine (Germany)
Fellowship: Humboldt University, Faculty of Medicine (Germany)
Areas of Expertise
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Leukemia
Lymphoma
Myeloma
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [HMO, NY, 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
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
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
Non-English Languages Spoken:
French
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