David A. Fishman, M.D.

David A. Fishman, M.D. Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology

David A. Fishman, M.D.
Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology

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112-05 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, NY 11375
US
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About David A. Fishman, M.D.

David A. Fishman, MD, is the Cancer Center Director and Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Presbyterian Queens and is also Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Weill Cornell School of Medicine. Dr. Fishman is an internationally recognized gynecologic oncologist, especially noted for his innovative research on the regulation of ovarian metastasis and in developing new methods for the detection of individuals at risk for ovarian cancer and the detection of early stage ovarian carcinoma. He established The National Ovarian Cancer Dearly Detection Program in 1999 with a grant from the National Cancer Institute and philanthropic support. Dr. Fishman received his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Fishman has authored over 300 scientific papers, abstracts, book chapters and books on gynecologic malignancies. His 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 serves as an editor for three journals and ad hoc reviewer for 43 medical and scientific journals and is a member of national and international cancer institute study sections from the National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has received over 43 awards such as the National Cancer Institute Early Detection Research Network Recognition Award as well as the Best Doctor in New York and Castle Connolly Best Cancer Doctor in America. He is a member of many medical and honor societies and patient advocacy groups including the American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society, AOA, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.


Expertise

  • 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, Restaging, Ovarian Malignancy

  • Laparotomy, Staging, Ovarian Malignancy

  • Ovarian Cancer

  • Ovarian Cancer Genetic Susceptibility

  • Ovarian Cancer, BRCA1 Positive

  • Ovarian Cancer, BRCA2 Positive

  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

  • Ovarian Malignancy

  • Screening For Ovarian Cancer

  • Tumor Resection For For Gynecological Malignancy

Education

  • Degrees: Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
  • Degrees: University of Texas
  • Degrees: Washington University

Board Certifications

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • English