Dr. Dawn Hershman, MD

Dr. Dawn Hershman, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
51 y/o
(10)

Accepting new patients

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.

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 10

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
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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

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hershman to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)
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)
Red Bank, NJ |
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!
New York, NY |
Friendly and informative! I didn't feel rushed.
in New York, NY |
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.
in New York, NY 10019 |
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 life. Doc's attentiveness & performance are mouth-watering, eye-catching, blood-tingling, hair-raising & mind-bending. She bids farewell: Here?s to staying positive & testing negative! she beams. Gulp.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hershman accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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