Elizabeta C. Popa, M.D.

Elizabeta C. Popa, M.D. Specialties: Medical Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, Hematology

Elizabeta C. Popa, M.D.
Specialties: Medical Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, Hematology
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About Elizabeta C. Popa, M.D.

Elizabeta Popa M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Assistant Attending Physician on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology as well as a specialist consultant in hematology-oncology at the Hospital for Special Surgery.Dr. Popa started her education in NYC at the United Nations International School- earning an International Baccalaureate Diploma in 1991 with an emphasis on English Literature and Foreign Languages. She then went on to earn her BA from Columbia University majoring in Biology in 1995.Her medical education began at New York Medical College earning her MD in 1999. Dr. Popa specialized in Internal Medicine, earning her specialty diploma in 2002 after which she completed her medical training by sub-specializing in Hematology and Medical Oncology with a fellowship at New York University, graduating in 2005.Upon finishing her training in 2005, Dr.Popa entered academic medicine, serving as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology- Oncology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine from 2005-2007.Speaking several languages including French, Romanian,Italian, and Spanish as well having experience with the international and diplomatic communities in New York City, Dr. Popa also has experience as teaching attending to medical residents and hematology/oncology fellows and will continue to be involved in training future generations as part of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.She is actively involved in clinical trials in the areas of digestive and head/neck cancers, as principal investigator and coinvestigator as part of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Group at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the New York Head & Neck Society as well as an active member of the WCMC Cancer Institutional Review Board.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Adrenal Cancer

  • Anal Cancer

  • Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Cancer Clinical Trials

  • Cancer of Gallbladder and Bile Ducts

  • Colon Cancer

  • Endocrine Gland Cancer

  • GI Cancer

  • Immunotherapy

  • Liver Cancer

  • Metastatic Cancer to Liver

  • Neuroendocrine Tumors

  • Pancreas Cancer

  • Precision Medicine

  • Sarcoma

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  • Targeted Therapy

  • Thyroid Cancer


  • Fellowship: New York University Medical Center
  • Medical School: New York Medical College
  • Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology