Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD

Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD

Medical OncologyFemaleAge 49

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(212) 235-1519

Current Patient

Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in New York, NY and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine medical school in 1997. She is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ocean to book an appointment.

Locations

Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine

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(212) 235-1519
Upper East Side1305 York Ave Fl 12 New York, NY 10021
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Dr. Ocean's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ocean

4.8

Based on 46 ratings

5 Stars
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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (36)
  • Explained conditions well (34)
  • Listened & answered questions (34)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (4)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (2)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
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She is great. Nothing else to say. If you unfortunately need her care you couldn’t be in better hands.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Apr 20, 2021
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Dr. Ocean was kind enough to see me after my pancreatic surgery even though I was not to become an ongoing patient. She answered all of mine and my husbands questions with good information. I would definitely recommend her to anyone in New York needing a pancreatic oncologist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Penelope Dixon – Apr 05, 2021
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Dr Ocean was very thorough in her questions to me and in her explanation as to the treatment that I will face along the way. She was friendly and made small talk to put me more at ease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mar 27, 2021
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Dr. Ocean is a pleasure to work with. She is thorough, asks great questions and is a strong listener and collaborative partner in a patient's care. You will feel heard. She is someone who is very smart and takes your care with her very seriously. She explained conditions well and answered all my questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mar 22, 2021
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Excellent answered my questions and concerns. Thanks
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Mar 02, 2021
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Great doctor.
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Michael Nolan – Feb 23, 2021
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She is always so thorough and really takes time to answer questions. She's great and I would happily recommend her.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Nancy – Feb 16, 2021
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Very knowledgeable
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Feb 15, 2021
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I would recommend Dr Ocean to my family and friends. She takes the time to clearly explain the situation , the recommended treatment, alternative options in the future and fully answer your questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 12, 2021
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very good video meeting, was very good and caring at initial chemotherapy session
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Paula Sperling – Feb 11, 2021
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Dr. Ocean is a compassionate and very knowledgable Doctor. She answers any questions and provides clear analysis.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Marilyn – Jan 25, 2021
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Wonderful, she is an amazing and caring physician
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Margarita Munoz – Jan 24, 2021
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Dr. Ocean and her staff are beyond amazing. Professional kind and one of the best doctors I have ever had
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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M Pozo – Jan 22, 2021
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Dr. Ocean is informed, she listens and provides highly knowledgeable advice and support for patients, like me, who have advanced cancers.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 18, 2021
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Dr Ocean is as compassionate as she is qualified... easily “ Top Ten”
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 20, 2020
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Dr. Ocean is a wonderful Oncologist. She is super smart and explains everything really well. I found her to be reasonable and compassionate.
What went well
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jana – Dec 17, 2020
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 10, 2020
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Dr. Ocean is an amazing doctor! She provided so much information and answered all my questions. Definitely top in the field of pancreatic cancer.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Arie – Nov 20, 2020
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Dr Ocean , nurses and staff are very professional & informative , making a challenging time much easier.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Nov 13, 2020
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Dr. Ocean is exceptionally thorough and dedicated. Her staff Is warm and professional. A wonderful experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Sharron Feifer – Oct 30, 2020
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Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ocean's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nausea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ocean treats Nausea more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Ocean treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ocean treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Ocean treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ocean treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 63% of her peers

Dr. Ocean treats this condition more than 63% of her peers

Dr. Ocean's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Advanced Chemotherapy
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Medication Management
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Myeloma
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Ocean accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Medicare Non-HMO
Affinity Health Plan
Amida Care
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
SelectCare
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Empire Plan
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
WellCare

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice focuses on treating gastrointestinal malignancies, including colorectal, pancreatic, stomach, biliary, neuroendocrine, and liver cancers. I...Read more

Biography

Dr. Ocean is a medical oncologist and attending physician in gastrointestinal oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Associate Professor...Read more

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2002
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD?

Call (212) 235-1519 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (646) 962-6200 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ocean has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ocean frequently treats Nausea, Anal or Rectal Pain, and Vitamin D Deficiency. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ocean treats.

Where is Dr. Allyson Ocean, MD's office located?

Dr. Ocean's office is located at 1305 York Ave Fl 12, New York, NY 10021. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received