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Leukemia
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-1605
Call
(646) 962-2700
Richard T. Silver, M.D. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) Center
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Call
(646) 962-2065
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-1605
Call
(646) 962-2064

Personal Statement

Ellen K. Ritchie, MD is assistant professor of medicine and a member of the Leukemia Program at the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Dr. Ritchie graduated from Barnard College at Columbia University and received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in New York City. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia campus. Dr. Ritchie completed her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia campus. Dr. Ritchie's research interests are in the treatment of older patients with anemia, cytopenias, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders and acute leukemia. She is interested in finding better therapies and supportive care strategies for older patients. Dr. Ritchie is the principal investigator on clinical trials investigating new diagnostic techniques, supportive care strategies and therapeutics aimed at the older patient. She collaborates with investigators in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology. She has been the author or co-author of many publications. She is interested in improving the medical care of older patients with hematologic malignancies.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Expertise

  • Leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative Disorder
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myeloproliferative Disease
  • Anemia
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasm
  • MPN (Myeloproliferative Neoplasm)
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • ET (Essential Thrombocythemia)
  • CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia)
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Myelofibrosis
  • MF (Myelofibrosis)
  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Associate Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1997

Honors & Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha 10/96

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award 5/97

Biography

Dr. Ritchie graduated from Barnard College at Columbia University and received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in New York City. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia campus. Dr. Ritchie completed her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia campus.