Language: English
Gender: Male
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Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology
1305 York Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 646-962-6200 | F: (646)962-1607
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Personal Statement

Dr Ruggiero received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his MD from New York University. Residency and fellowship training occurred at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and was followed by his year as Chief Medical Resident at The New York Hospital. He is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director of the Solid Tumor Oncology Practice in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. He is also a medical oncologist at the Jay Monahan center for Gastrointestinal Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

 

He has been actively involved on the national level with the issues of board certification and recertification in both Internal Medicine and Oncology, serving on committees at the American Board of Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology developing educational tools to aid in the process of certification for medical oncologists. He has served as Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians and is currently Associate Editor for ASCO-SEP.

 

His major interest is in solid tumor oncology with special focus on gastrointestinal and breast oncology

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Specialties
  • Medical Oncology
Expertise
  • Colon Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunotherapy

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 [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Health Care

Education/Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1977

Biography

Titles

Associate Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Biography

Dr Ruggiero received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his MD from New York University. Residency and fellowship training occurred at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and was followed by his year as Chief Medical Resident at The New York Hospital. He is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director of the Solid Tumor Oncology Practice in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. He is also a medical oncologist at the Jay Monahan center for Gastrointestinal Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

 

He has been actively involved on the national level with the issues of board certification and recertification in both Internal Medicine and Oncology, serving on committees at the American Board of Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology developing educational tools to aid in the process of certification for medical oncologists. He has served as Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians and is currently Associate Editor for ASCO-SEP.

 

His major interest is in solid tumor oncology with special focus on gastrointestinal and breast oncology.