Dr. Ashish Saxena, MD

Dr. Ashish Saxena, MD

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Oncology  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Saxena is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Physician at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He graduated from the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stony Brook University, receiving his MD and a PhD in Genetics. Following this he completed his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College-New York-Presbyterian Hospital. After fellowship Dr. Saxena worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Sloan Kettering Institute of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where his research focused on the study of exosomes. He returned to Weill Cornell Medical College in 2015 to join the faculty of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology in their Thoracic Oncology program. Dr. Saxena's clinical and research interests have been in the study and management of different forms of lung cancer. He currently treats patients with non-small cell and small-cell lung cancers, mesothelioma, thymoma, and sarcomas of the lung.

The Solid Tumor Oncology Service

520 E 70th St # Starr

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HealthFirst
  • HIP Health Plan of New York

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Care Philosophy

I am a medical oncologist who specializes in cancers of the lung and thymus. I work closely with our multidisciplinary team of expert thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, palliative care/pain management specialists, and nutritionists to provide comprehensive care for our patients. I view each patient and their disease as unique and work to manage their treatment accordingly, always keeping their goals in mind. In order to provide new hopes for the future of lung cancer treatment, our division is also involved in clinical research focusing on precsion medicine, immunotherapy, and novel therapeutics as well as laboratory research to better understand this disease.
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Dr. Saxena's Experience

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

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Saxena accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HealthFirst
  • HIP Health Plan of New York

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