Language: English
Gender: Female
520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10065
P: 646-962-2700 | F: 646-962-1605
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Personal Statement

Gail J. Roboz, MD is associate professor of medicine and director of the Leukemia Program at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Dr Roboz graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and received her medical degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and achieved the highest academic standing in the graduating class. She completed her internship in internal medicine at The Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and residency in internal medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr Roboz completed her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Her research interests are in developmental therapeutics for acute leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative diseases. Dr Roboz has served as the principal investigator on many clinical trials and has authored or coauthored numerous publications and abstracts. She sits on the editorial boards of and acts as a reviewer for several journals and has played an active role as a speaker and panelist at numerous regional, national, and international conferences.

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Board Certifications
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • AML (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)
  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Myeloproliferative Disease
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

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 [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • 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) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1994

Honors and Awards

Summa cum laude, Yale University 1990


Distinction in the Major, Yale University 1990


Clerkship Honors, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine 1992-94

Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Psychiatry, Community Medicine, Otolaryngology,

Ophthalmology, Medicine Sub-Internship, Pediatrics



Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society               1993


Harold Elster Memorial Prize for Highest Academic Standing in the Graduating Class 1994


American Society of Hematology Travel Award    1998


The Lupin Foundation, Research Grant Awards   2001-04


Madoff Family Clinical Scholar in Hematology/Oncology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University 2004


Weill Cornell Physician Organization “We Care” Award          2005


Research Grant Award, Myeloproliferative Disorders Foundation 2006


Research Grant Award, Katherine John Murphy Foundation 2007, 2008       



Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology at New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1997-2000


Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1995-97


Internship: The Beth Israel Hospital, Boston 1994-95


Medical School: The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, 1994


Undergraduate: Yale University, 1990