Dr. Andrew Pecora, MD

Dr. Andrew Pecora, MD

Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
8 reviews

Accepting new patients

Over the past 25 years, Dr. Pecora has transformed RCCA's Hackensack division, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, into one of the nation's top cancer centers, where he currently serves as Chief Innovations Officers and Vice President of Cancer Services. Dr. Pecora is one of the world's foremost experts in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation, cellular medicine, and immunology research. He has led award-winning research funded by the National Cancer Institute and the AHEPA Research Foundation. He is actively involved in clinical evaluation of novel noncytotoxic antineoplastic agents including cancer vaccines, replication competent viruses, and targeted therapies. He is also involved in laboratory and clinical development of engineered blood and marrow stem cell grafts for autologous and allogeneic transplantation, as well as cell therapy for regenerative medicine. Dr. Pecora is a Professor of Medicine at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)--New Jersey Medical School. He received his medical degree from UMDNJ. He completed his residency at The New York Hospital in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in hematology/oncology. Dr. Pecora's awards and honors include America's Top Doctors, Who's Who in the World, ASCO Cancer Foundation Research Award, and the Gallo Award for outstanding cancer research. Medical Education: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Internship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital Residency: New York-Presbyterian Hospital Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Board Certifications: Internal medicine, hematology, oncology Specializations: Bone marrow transplant, melanoma Research Interests: Novel non-cytotoxic anti-neoplastic agents, engineered blood and marrow stem cell grafts, cell therapy for regenerative medicine University Appointments: Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School Honors/Awards: America's Top Doctors, Who's Who in the World, ASCO Cancer Foundation Research Award, Gallo Award for Outstanding Cancer Research, Memberships: Academy of Medicine of New Jersey, American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation, International Society of Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation/European Society for Medical Oncology Languages Spoken: English ...See Less

Regional Cancer Care Associates

92 2nd St

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Pecora's Experience

Dr. Pecora's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology & Oncology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis


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  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pecora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pecora's Reviews

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Dr. Pecora's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Howell, nj |
Best doctor in the field, saved my life.
Englishtown, NJ |
the BEST doctor in New Jersey for MDS I would not want anyone else
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Dr. Pecora accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Pecora has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Palisades Medical Center
7600 River Rd
North Bergen, NJ 07047
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