Language: English
Gender: Female
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Genitourinary (GU) Oncology
520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10065
P: 646-962-2072
Call for appointment
646-962-2072

Personal Statement

I am a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with genitourinary malignancies (including prostate, bladder, testes, and kidney cancers). My clinical and translational research focuses on development of new treatment strategies for patients. In particular, I am studying the genetics of prostate cancer, and I am involved in developing personalized treatment approaches for patients based on their cancer's specific molecular alterations. My clinical practice and research rely on close collaborations with clinicians, scientists, and physician scientists from multiple disciplines including pathology, urology, radiology, radiation oncology, computational biology, pharmacology, and medical oncology. Most recently, we have expanded these clinical and research efforts across cancer types as part of our new Institute for Precision Medicine (ipm.weill.cornell.edu).

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
Specialties
  • Hematology/Oncology
Expertise
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urologic Cancer

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 Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • 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 [CHP]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro (Effective 1/1/2016)]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Core]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Education/Training

  • M.D., New York Medical College, 2004

Honors and Awards

The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation Clinical Scholar Award In Honor of Dr. Emil “Tom” Frei III, 2014

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award, 2013

21st Annual Department of Medicine Investigator Award, First Place. Weill Cornell Medical College, 2012

Scott Wadler Memorial Clinical Research Award, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2011

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Women in Cancer Research Scholar Award, 2011

Department of Medicine Fellows Research Award, First Place. Weill Cornell Medical College, 2011

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Merit Awards, 2011, 2011, 2010

Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, 2010-13

Scholarship to attend ASCO- AACR Methods in Clinical Oncology Workshop, Vail, CO, 2010

CARE Award for Outstanding Service. "Resident/Fellow of The Month" for December, 2010. New York Presbyterian Hospital

Department of Medicine Fellows Research Award, Runner-Up. Weill Cornell Medical College, 2010

Ann and William Bresnan Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology, 2009-10

Glasgow- Rubin Achievement Award, American Medical Women's Association, 2004

Merck Award for Academic Excellence, 2004

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (early induction), 2003

Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society, 1999

Biography

Titles

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Urology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Biography

Dr. Himisha Beltran joined the Division as Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2011. Her clinical focus is in caring for patients with genitourinary malignancies (prostate cancer, bladder cancer, germ cell tumor, kidney cancer). She is actively involved in both laboratory-based and clinical research, and she serves as the liason for several bench-to-bedside translational research efforts at Weill Cornell and the Institute for Precision Medicine (ipm.weill.cornell.edu). Dr. Beltran is involved in developing a research program to study neuroendocrine prostate cancer, an aggressive subtype of prostate cancer. By studying the RNA and DNA of these tumors, she is learning how these cancers evolve, identifying molecular alterations to target with drugs, and developing clinical trials to bring new effective therapy to patients. She is also involved in writing and leading several clinical trials at Weill Cornell, and participates in national and international trials through the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation and National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Beltran is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Award, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Clinical Scholar Award, and Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award.