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Martin W. Oster, MD

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Martin W. Oster, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, where he has been practicing Medical Oncology since 1976. He cares for patients with various malignancies, including breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, lung cancer, and head/neck cancer.

Dr. Oster received his B.A., summa cum laude and valedictorian, and his M.D. from Columbia University. He did his Internal Medicine residency at Harvard/ Massachusetts General Hospital and completed his Medical Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Oster is actively involved in all aspects of oncology patient care, as well as participating in clinical research and teaching at Columbia.

Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Education And Training
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: National Cancer Institute
Clinical Expertise
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Breast Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
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
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-8231
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 920 Floor: 9
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-8231
Fax: (212) 305-4667
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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