Language: English
Gender: Female
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
525 East 68th Street, Payson-695
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-3494 | F: (212) 746-8609
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Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Pediatric Lymphomas
  • Pediatric Leukemia
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia)
  • AML (Acute Myelogenous 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 [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]


  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2005
  • B.S., Duke University, 2001

Honors and Awards

  1. 2015 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Young Investigator Award
  2. 2015 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Scholar Career Development Award
  3. 2014 Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program, Translational Fellowship Award
  4. 2014 AIDS Malignancy Consortium Fellowship Award
  5. 2013   Charles, Lillian and Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar Award in Pediatric Oncology
  6. 2012   Lymphoma Research Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  7. 2012 Sass Foundation for Medical Research, Transition Award
  8. 2012 NIH Loan Repayment Award, National Cancer Institute
  9. 2010 Chief Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell
  10. 2011 Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Award
  11. 2005 American Medical Women's Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award
  12. 2005 Alpha Omega Alpha, New York University School of Medicine
  13. 2004 Milton B Rosenbluth Research Travel Grant
  14. 2001 Cum Laude, Duke University



Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Charles, Lillian and Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Dr. Lisa Roth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College.  She is also an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health.   Dr. Roth has been named the Charles, Lillian, and Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar in Pediatric Oncology.
Dr. Roth completed her undergraduate work at Duke University.  She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.  Dr. Roth conducted her residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and NewYork-Presbyterian where she served as chief fellow.
Dr. Roth specializes in treating children, adolescents and young adults with lymphoma and leukemia.  She is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group and an active participant in Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma clinical trials.  She is also a member of the Weill Cornell Center for Lymphoma, a group which is internationally recognized for it’s leadership in the treatment of patients with lymphoma.
Dr. Roth’s research focuses on identifying new treatments for children with lymphoma.  She is particularly interested identifying novel targeted therapies.  Targeted therapies may be less toxic than conventional chemotherapy and may be able to rescue those patients with chemotherapy-resistant disease.  Dr. Roth has been recognized for her work with awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Lymphoma Research Foundation, Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation, and the St. Baldrick's Foundation.


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