Amer Assal, MD

Amer Assal, MD

Amer Assal, MD

Specialties: Medical OncologyMore specialties
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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

About Amer Assal, MD


Amer Assal MD is a board certified medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in the use of autologous and allogeneic bone marrow stem cell transplantation for the treatment of multiple myeloma, leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndromes and other bone marrow disorders. Dr. Assal completed his medical education and internal medicine training at NYU School of Medicine. He was also a hospitalist in the department of medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center caring for patients with a variety of cancer diagnoses, including stem cell transplant patients. Dr. Assal completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he als...
Amer Assal MD is a board certified medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in the use of autologous and allogeneic bone marrow stem cell transplantation for the treatment of multiple myeloma, leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndromes and other bone marrow disorders. Dr. Assal completed his medical education and internal medicine training at NYU School of Medicine. He was also a hospitalist in the department of medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center caring for patients with a variety of cancer diagnoses, including stem cell transplant patients. Dr. Assal completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he also served as chief fellow. He finally completed a fellowship in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.His research interests center around improving outcomes of stem cell transplantation and the diseases it is used to treat. He has a particular interest in immunotherapy and studying ways to harness the immune system to attack tumor cells, while at the same time decreasing the risk of graft versus host disease. He is also interested in studying therapeutic interventions to prevent and treat relapse of disease after stem cell transplantation. He has presented his research at several national conferences and was awarded an American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement award for his research.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplants
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Chronic Leukemia
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Disease
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disease
  • Myeloproliferative Disorder
  • Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • T-Cell Lymphoma

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

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