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Robert N. Taub, MD

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Biography

Robert N. Taub, M.D., Ph.D. is Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, Columbia University Mesothelioma Center; and Attending Oncologist, Columbia University Medical Center. He is a medical oncologist and hematologist with a special interest in the diagnosis, clinical care, and investigation of patients with malignant mesothelioma and soft tissue sarcoma.

Dr. Taub received a BA degree from Yeshiva University (NY), MD from Yale University (CT), fellowship training at New England Medical Center (Boston, MA), and PhD from London University (UK). He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, and Allergy-Immunology. He has served as: Assistant through Associate Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY; Professor and Chairman of Medical Oncology, and American Cancer Society Professor of Clinical Oncology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond; and Professor of Clinical Medicine and Co-Director, Columbia University Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, American Society for Clinical Oncology (Program, Publication committees), and Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Scientific Advisory Board), and holds awards from the Israel Cancer Research Fund and the Mount Sinai Hospital, NY.

The Columbia Mesothelioma Center under Dr. Taub’s direction is developing unique new treatment algorithms utilizing intracavitary chemotherapy for multimodal treatment of abdominal mesothelioma and for lung-sparing treatment of pleural mesothelioma. Dr Taub’s interests are in investigator-initiated cell-biology based laboratory and translational studies in mesothelioma and soft tissue sarcoma, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Departments of Surgery and Pathology, as a means of optimizing the clinical care that he and his colleagues directly provide to these patients.

Dr. Taub has served on editorial boards of Blood, Transplantation, and as guest editor of Seminars in Oncology. He is author or co-author of over 135 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as numerous abstracts and book chapters, including:

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Hematology
Allergy and Immunology
Education And Training
Yale University School of Medicine
Internship: New England Medical Center-TUFTS University
Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Areas of Expertise
Chemotherapy
Sarcoma
Leukemia
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [HMO, POS]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom HMO, Liberty HMO]
United Healthcare [EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-4076
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Room 907 Floor: 9
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-4076
Fax: (212) 305-6891
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
Hebrew
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