Suzanne Lentzsch, MD, PhD

Suzanne Lentzsch, MD, PhD

Suzanne Lentzsch, MD, PhD

Specialties: Medical Oncology, HematologyMore specialties
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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
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  • Magnacare national
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  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

About Suzanne Lentzsch, MD, PhD


Dr. Lentzsch is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and the Director of the Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. She is at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center. After receiving her degrees from the Humboldt University/ Charité Berlin, Germany, she completed her residency and fellowship at Humboldt University. She did a research fellowship, studying the mechanism of action of thalidomide and its derivatives in multiple myeloma, in the Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center under the mentorship of Dr Kenneth Anderson at the Dana-Farber Cancer Ins...
Dr. Lentzsch is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and the Director of the Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. She is at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center. After receiving her degrees from the Humboldt University/ Charité Berlin, Germany, she completed her residency and fellowship at Humboldt University. She did a research fellowship, studying the mechanism of action of thalidomide and its derivatives in multiple myeloma, in the Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center under the mentorship of Dr Kenneth Anderson at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA.Dr. Lentzsch was recruited in August 2004 to the University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), PA, USA, and served as Clinical Director of the Multiple Myeloma Program at UPCI before accepting the position as Director of the Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program at Columbia University Medical Center. She cares primarily for patients with plasma cell dyscrasia including MGUS, Multiple Myeloma, Amyloidosis, POEMS and Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia.Dr. Lentzsch is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis. She serves as a SWOG Myeloma Committee Member, SWOG Study Coordinator and International Myeloma Foundation "Black Swan Research Initiative" committee member. She is a member of the standing advisory board for the evaluation of Secondary Primary Malignancies associated with IMiDs.

Hospital Affiliations

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

Expertise

  • Amyloidosis
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cancer Care
  • MGUS (Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unknown Significance)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant
  • POEMS Syndrome
  • Waldenstrom's Disease

Languages Spoken

  • German

Awards


  • 2005 - Research Day Awardee, Junior Faculty Category, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Medicine Third Annual Research Day
  • 2009 - UPCI Junior Scholar Award in Clinical Cancer Research
  • 2012 - ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute
  • 2012 - Japanese Society of Hematology Appreciation Award
  • 2012/13 - “Leukemia Diploma For a selection of worthy articlesin 2012/2013” by Editor in Chief, Leukemia
  • 2014 - Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Woman of the year Candidate
  • 2014/15 - MMRF Laugh for Life Honorary Chair

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