Michelle Azu, MD, FACS

Michelle Azu, MD, FACS

Michelle Azu, MD, FACS

Specialties: Surgery, GeneralMore specialties
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55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beechstreet
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Elderplan FIDA
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus Medicaid
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare National
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

About Michelle Azu, MD, FACS


This month, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) trained breast surgical oncologist Dr. Michelle Azu, joins the Department of Surgery as Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC. Dr. Azu was previously Director of Breast Surgery at Chilton Medical Center (Atlantic Health System) in Pompton Plains, NJ. Prior to joining Chilton, she was an Assistant Professor, in both the department of Epidemiology and the department of Surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She currently holds an academic appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health.Dr. Azu is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, in Columb...
This month, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) trained breast surgical oncologist Dr. Michelle Azu, joins the Department of Surgery as Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC. Dr. Azu was previously Director of Breast Surgery at Chilton Medical Center (Atlantic Health System) in Pompton Plains, NJ. Prior to joining Chilton, she was an Assistant Professor, in both the department of Epidemiology and the department of Surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She currently holds an academic appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health.Dr. Azu is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, in Columbia, MO. She completed her MSKCC breast fellowship in 2009. Her research interests are the influence of psychosocial and epidemiological factors on outcomes in breast cancer patients, and the effect of media on patient care. She is steadfast in her commitment to ensure patients understand their diagnosis, and has received numerous patient care accolades. She currently serves as a member of the American Cancer Society’s editorial board as well as multiple other leadership roles.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Expertise

  • Breast Surgery
  • Specialist in Breast Cancer Surgery

Education

  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Internship: Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Awards


  • 1st Annual SUNY-Stony Brook Dept. of Surgery Resident Research Competition, 1st place, 2005
  • American College of Surgeons-Brooklyn Long Island Chapter, Murray Friedman Resident
  • American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma Greater NY, Region Resident Paper
  • Competition, 1st place, 2007
  • Competition, 3rd place, 2005
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, inducted 1998
  • Honorary Societies
  • Mortar Board, inducted 1998
  • Mystical Seven, inducted 1998
  • Other Awards
  • Patients’ Choice Award recipient 2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa, inducted 1999
  • Phi Eta Sigma, inducted 1995
  • Phi Kappa Phi, inducted 1998
  • University of Missouri Honors College; George C. Brooks Scholar- 1995-1999
  • University of Missouri School of Medicine “Outstanding Young Physician” Alumni Award- 2011.
  • Wayne (New Jersey) Magazine Top Doc, 2015
  • Winthrop University Hospital Excellence in Teaching & Leadership - Chief Resident, 2008

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