Patient Care

You are here

What Our Patients Are Saying: Hematology and Oncology

Anonymous

"Dr. Rutherford is a knowledgable and kind-hearted doctor. She does a great job explaining things and answering all questions. It feels like we are partners when it comes to making decisions on treatments. I never feel rushed at our appointments and I truly believe she has my best interests in mind. In summary, Dr. Rutherford is a great healthcare provider and I would highly recommend her."

Dec 05, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Anonymous
Talking about Sangmin Lee, M.D.

"I'm currently a patient of Dr. Lee and i am so grateful for him and his team. With his help i am winning my fight against AML. He is always kind and helpful, explaining anything i don't understand."

Nov 20, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Anonymous

"After seeing two other oncologists who had differences in opinion on how to treat my cancer, I was at a loss on how to proceed. A friend recommended that I see Dr Goldfinger. It's the best thing I ever did. He clarified to me which treatment plan to choose. In addition, his excellent clinical judgment and dedicated care has also been invaluable throughout my treatment."

Nov 18, 2017
Source: Vitals
Anonymous
Talking about Tessa Cigler, M.D.

"How do I rate someone who saved my life? Feel crazy even completing this"

Nov 02, 2017
Source: Vitals
Susan Dvoor
Talking about Joseph Ruggiero, M.D.

"I am cancer free for 10+ years and it is because of Dr. Ruggiero and his wonderful staff. He is one of the most intelligent people I've ever known, but more importantly full of patience, compassion and honestly. I would highly recommend him to any of my friends or family."

Nov 04, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Anonymous

"He cured my cancer by thinking out of the box when other doctors where giving up on me. I am forever grateful for his excellent care."

Sept 26, 2017
Source: Vitals
Ralph Ilaria
Talking about Jia Ruan, M.D.

"I really appreciate that Dr Ruan, and staff take the time to get to know the patient. She gives you the confidence to do what needs to be done. The staff is very caring. I trust my life to her."

Aug 25, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Anonymous
Talking about David Nanus, M.D.

"Expertise unsurpassed. thoughtful, empathic, Truly an excellent diagnostician, clinician, practitioner with an uncanny sense of the dynamics of cancer and treatment planning. Dr. Nanus is a Godsend and a master in the field of hematology and oncloogy.. Dr, Nanus is a caring and an expert in cancer care."

Aug 21, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Linet Moreno
Talking about Manish Shah, M.D.

"Dr. Shah is an incredibly Amazing, Intelligent, Caring, Talented, Conscientious, Approachable, Knowledgeable Physician ~ He has a Wonderful staff team as well ~ They care so much for you ~ the level of care you receive is beyond any expectation~ Dr. Shah saved my life ~ I will be forever grateful to Dr. Shah and his team of professionals!"

Jul 13, 2017
Source: Google
Margaret A. Moore
Talking about Jia Ruan, M.D.

"I have been Dr. Ruan's patient for 5 years, since I was diagnosed with lymphoma. I was first impressed at her ability to explain complex, scientific information so that I could easily understand my condition and diagnosis. She's easy to speak with and I feel confident that I'm receiving the best care possible. I'm in remission and definitely give her the credit."

Jun 30, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Jim U.
Talking about Jia Ruan, M.D.

"Dr. Ruan is the consummate professional in her field. She is extremely well-versed in various lymphoma conditions, new treatments, and access to clinical trials if available. I have been under her care for 18 months and exceptional progress has been made in my rare type of lymphoma."

Jun 29, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Anonymous
Talking about Allyson Ocean, M.D.

"She takes all the necessary time and always ready with relevant options and information She comes to see me at every chemo session She is caring and compassionate and projects positive even in the most difficult situation Once she finds something relevant, she emails calls me and takes all the time necessary Has a great staff I would recommend her to all pancreatic cancer patient"

Jun 9, 2017
Source: Vitals
Anonymous
Talking about Jia Ruan, M.D.

"There are no words to explain how I feel about the treatment I received from Dr Ruan and NY Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Hospital. From my very first appointment she gave me and my family confidence and hope. She explained and answered every question I had in terms I could easily understand. I traveled the 60 miles for her care as the treatment I required was not available where I lived and I am thankful I did. Within days of my first visit she had me diagnosed and in treatment. I strongly believe her diagnosis and treatment choice is the reason I am here writing this today."

May 13, 2017
Source: Vitals
danielle mrakovcic
Talking about Manish Shah, M.D.

"Dr Shah is the best of the best !!!"

Apr 30, 2017
Source: Google
Anonymous
Talking about Scott Tagawa, M.D.

"My husband is a patient of Dr. Tagawa. He is a compassionate and brilliant physician who brings his knowledge and caring together with the patient and his family to formulate a comprehensive treatment plan all while dealing with very serious health issues. I feel complete comfort in bringing up any issue or question from side effects to new options that I read about - I totally trust Dr. Tagawa's judgment with my husband's cancer care and am grateful for his hope and expertise."

Apr 21, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
Stuart Nagourney
Talking about Richard Furman, M.D.

"Dr. Furman is a brilliant physician with outstanding communication skills. He treats every patient as if they were a member of his family. He cares about the whole person, not just treating the disease. If you see him, you are confident of having the best possible outcome."

Apr 26, 2017
Source: Healthgrades