Dr. Burton Appel, MD

Dr. Burton Appel, MD

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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
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Dr. Burton Appel, MD is a pediatric hematology-oncology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in pediatric hematology & oncology.

Tomorrows Children's Institute

30 Prospect Ave # Wfan

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
MagnaCare
MultiPlan
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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. Appel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acute Leukemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Acute Leukemia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Adult
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 1
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 2
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 3
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 4
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 5
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 6
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 7
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L1
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L2
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Aggressive-Phase
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia - Negative
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia - Positive
Sickle Cell Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Sickle Cell Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Pancytopenia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Pancytopenia more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Appel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Still's Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Education

1996
University of Chicago Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University of Chicago Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University of Chicago Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Chicago
Medical School
1996
1993
1991
1990

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

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5.0

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