Allyson Ocean, M.D.
Provider of world-class care at NewYork-Presbyterian
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About Allyson Ocean, M.D.
My practice focuses on treating gastrointestinal malignancies, including colorectal, pancreatic, stomach, biliary, neuroendocrine, and liver cancers. I place great value on having strong physician-patient relationships and feel this is especially important in cancer care. I not only provide state-of-the art cancer treatment for my patients and their families, but comprehensive support through a compassionate and multidisciplinary approach. Through clinical research, I am able to offer my patients access to the latest therapies such as radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies, cancer “vaccines,” immunotherapy, and other novel targeted agents. At Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, we utilize a bench to bedside approach and are committed to bringing the most promising new treatments out of the lab and directly to patients often years before they are widely available elsewhere.
Dr. Ocean is a medical oncologist and attending physician in gastrointestinal oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University; and medical oncologist at The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.
Dr. Ocean graduated cum laude from Tufts University. She also graduated with honors from the Tufts University School of Medicine and completed residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Ocean was chief fellow during her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Ocean is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and abstracts and is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and American Association for Cancer Research.
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Tufts University, Cum Laude, 1993
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1998
The Charles, Lillian and Betty Neuwirth Foundation Fellowship in Oncology, First Award Recipient, 2002
AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research, Vail, Colorado, July 22-28, 2006 Award Recipient. Protocol: Phase I/II Study of REOLYSINÂ® and Gemcitabine in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer.
Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2007-2009
NEW YORK MAGAZINE Best Doctors, Top Medical Oncologists, 2017, 2018, 2019
Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Best Doctors in NYC, 2017, 2018, 2019
Co-founder and Chair of Medical Advisory Board, Michael's Mission (www.michaelsmission.org)
Co-founder and Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Let's Win Pancreatic Cancer (www.letswinpc.org)
M.D.Tufts University School of Medicine1998
Attending PhysicianNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Professor of Clinical MedicineWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
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