Lisa G. Roth, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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Lisa G. Roth, M.D.

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Pediatric Oncology


  • Pediatric Lymphomas
  • Pediatric Leukemia
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia)
  • AML (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)


Dr. Roth is the Director of Pediatric Oncology and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she served as the Charles, Lillian and Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar in Pediatric Oncology from 2013-2019.  She is also an Associate Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.  

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.

For More Videos, please see below:

Lymphoma Cancer Treatment NY - Weill Cornell

Dr. Roth In the News:

Taking Away the Toll (12/2015)


Honors and Awards

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


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

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


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Other Interest:
Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG); Guidepoint Global LLC