Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD

Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD is a hematology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 1971 and specializes in hematology.

3800 Reservoir Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-2198

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cheson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nodular Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cheson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease
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1  Procedures

Background Check

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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

  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • New Eng Med Ctr Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheson's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheson to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cheson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This doctor is, basically, a research type of Dr. And he has earned a reputation in that field. I can’t question his knowledge but I think he should have remained in that field and never havhe to deal with humans/patients. He does not show empathy but rather a dry, sarcastic humor. No talent for...more
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