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Gail J. Roboz, M.D.


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Personal Statement

Gail J. Roboz, MD is professor of medicine and director of the Clinical and Translational 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.

Biographical Info

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

Honors and Awards

1990   Summa cum laude, Yale University
           Distinction in the Major, Yale University

1992-94  Clerkship Honors, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine 
Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Community Medicine, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Medicine Sub-Internship, Pediatrics Sub-Internship

1993  Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

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

1998  American Society of Hematology Travel Award

2001-04  The Lupin Foundation, Research Grant Awards

2005  Weill Cornell Physician Organization "“We Care" Award

2006  Research Grant Award, Myeloproliferative Disorders Foundation

2007, 2008  Research Grant Award, Katherine John Murphy Foundation

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  America's Top Doctors for Cancer  

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  Top Doctors New York Metro Area

Top Doctors: New York Metro Area: 18th Edition, 17th Edition, 16th Edition, 15th Edition

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  Castle Connolly Exceptional Women In Medicine

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  New York Magazine Best Doctors, New York Magazine Top Hematologists

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Vitals Patients' Choice Award

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Clinical Expertise
AML (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Aplastic Anemia
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Myeloproliferative Disease
Polycythemia Vera
Essential Thrombocythemia
Bone Marrow Failure
PNH (Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria)
  • M.D.
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • William S. Paley Professor in Clinical Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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