David A. Fishman, MD

David A. Fishman, MD Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology

David A. Fishman, MD
David A. Fishman, MD
Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology
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David A. Fishman, MD


NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Forest Hills
112-05 Queens Boulevard
Suite B
Forest Hills, NY 11375

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Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amerigroup NJ
  • Amida Care
  • Amida Care Medicaid, HARP
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus Medicaid; HARP
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  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
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  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

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David A. Fishman, MD

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About David A. Fishman, MD

Dr. David Fishman is a board certified Obstetrics & Gynecology specializing in Gynecologic Oncology practicing at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens located in Forest Hills, New York. He received his medical degree from Texas Technology Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and completed his Obstetrics & Gynecology residency in 1994. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology with a sub-certification in Gynecologic Oncology. He serves as the director of Cancer Center, vice chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and director of Gynecologic Oncology. He is an internationally recognized gynecologic oncologist, known for his innovative research on the regulation of ovarian metastasis and the development of new methods for risk assessment and detection of early stage ovarian carcinoma.

Dr. Fishman established The National Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Program in 1999 with funding from the National Cancer Institute and philanthropic organizations. He has authored over 230 scientific papers, abstracts, book chapters, and several books on gynecologic malignancies. Dr. Fishman’s research has received awards from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, American Cancer Society, Society of Gynecologic Investigation, and the Berlex Foundation. He has served as an editor for multiple journals, including Gynecologic Oncology, and he is now an editor and ad hoc reviewer for 43 medical and scientific journals. Dr. Fishman is a member of national and international cancer institute study sections from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of many medical and honor societies and patient advocacy groups including the American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society, American Cancer Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Dr. Fishman is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens hospital located in Flushing, New York.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital


  • BRCA1 Positive

  • BRCA2 Positive

  • Breast Cancer Genetic Susceptibility

  • Debulking Procedure For Gynecological Malignancy

  • Disseminated Ovarian Cancer

  • Endometrial Cancer Genetic Susceptibility

  • Genetic Predisposition to Cancer

  • Genetic Predisposition to Ovarian Cancer

  • Genetic Susceptibility to Breast Cancer

  • Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer

  • Genetic Susceptibility to Endometrial Cancer

  • Genetic Susceptibility to Ovarian Cancer

  • Gynecologic Cancer

  • Gynecologic Malignancy

  • Gynecologic Ultrasound

  • Laparotomy

  • Ovarian Cancer

  • Ovarian Cancer Genetic Susceptibility

  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

  • Ovarian Malignancy

  • Restaging

  • Screening For Ovarian Cancer

  • Staging

  • Tumor Resection For For Gynecological Malignancy


  • Fellowship: Yale School of Medicine
  • Internship: Yale School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
  • Residency: Yale School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gynecologic Oncology