Ronald J. Scheff, M.D.

Ronald J. Scheff, M.D. Specialties: Medical Oncology, Hematology

Ronald J. Scheff, M.D.
Specialties: Medical Oncology, Hematology
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520 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
  • Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
  • Affinity [HMO]
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Healthfirst
  • March Vision
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About Ronald J. Scheff, M.D.

Following completion of an undergraduate degree in Biology at Yale University, Dr. Scheff obtained his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, and then returned to New York for three years of fellowship training in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. For a number of years Dr. Scheff practiced medical oncology and hematology at the faculty practice of Staten Island University Hospital, where he was an integral part of their lung, brain, and breast cancer programs. He joined the faculty at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 2006.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Brain Cancer

  • Immunotherapy

  • Lung Cancer

  • Thoracic Cancer

  • Thoracic Oncology


  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English