Dr. Dawn Hershman, MD

Dr. Dawn Hershman, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
52 y/o
(10)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dawn Hershman, MD is a medical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. She specializes in medical oncology and hematology.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 10

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Hershman'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.

Dr. Hershman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hershman "Dr. Hershman is Leader of the Breast Cancer Program of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University. She completed her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed her internal medicine and oncology fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. During that time she completed a Master's degree in Biostatistics at the Mailman School of Public Health. She has developed nationally recognized expertise in breast cancer treatment, prevention, and survivorship. " The Breast Cancer Program is committed to delivering a comprehensive and seamless continuum of breast care. " She has also developed a comprehensive multidisciplinary program to study ways of improving cancer care delivery (CCD), reducing disparities and designing studies to improve the quality of life and quality of care in BC survivors. She has received funding from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Cancer Society, Department of Defense, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, PCORI, and the National Cancer Institute. She currently has several R01 grants, and has mentored numerous faculty members who have been granted mentored career development awards. Dr. Hershman She has published over 200 scientific articles and has received several awards including the highly prestigious Advanced Clinical Research Award in Breast Cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Advanced Medical Achievement Award from the Avon Foundation. She has several national leadership roles in oncology. Within SWOG she is the Co-Pi of the NCORP Research Base and is Co-Chair of the Cancer Care Delivery Committee. Within ASCO she was selected to participate in the first Leadership Development Program and has been the Chair of the Grants Selection Committee, the leader of the education tack for Health Services, she has been on numerous committees including the quality of care committee, the obesity task force and the workforce advisory committee. She is on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Oncology and is an Associate Editor at the Journal of the National Cancer Institute."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hershman "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

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

66  Conditions Treated

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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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hershman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hershman's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hershman to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hershman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Hershman is an excellent doctor. She took care of me during my diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. I continue to see her 9 years later for maintenance as a survivor. I trust her completely with my healthcare!
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Friendly and informative! I didn't feel rushed.
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My experience with Dr. Hershman was so excellent and I'm so happy she was a part of my cancer recovery. Very professional, caring and readily available via phone or email. Thank you Dr. Hershman.
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Dr. Dawn is a tsunami of techniques, truth & taste. She captivates & soothes while being calm as a pond. Are you feeling pangs or agony or just nervous & bewildered? Dr. Dawn is restless about your grief, nausea, misery. She's patient with patients. Her fabled passion & compassion sweetens your...more
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