Dr. Himisha Beltran, MD

Dr. Himisha Beltran, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Himisha Beltran, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Read her story

Weill Cornell Medical Center

520 E 70th St Ste 341

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans

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more than 83% of peers
Cancer
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more than 67% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
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more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Beltran's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Beltran "Dr. Himisha Beltran joined the Division as Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2011. Her clinical focus is in caring for patients with genitourinary malignancies (prostate cancer, bladder cancer, germ cell tumor, kidney cancer). She is actively involved in both laboratory-based and clinical research, and she serves as the liaison for several bench-to-bedside translational research efforts at Weill Cornell and the Institute for Precision Medicine. Dr. Beltran is involved in developing a research program to study neuroendocrine prostate cancer, an aggressive subtype of prostate cancer. By studying the RNA and DNA of these tumors, she is learning how these cancers evolve, identifying molecular alterations to target with drugs, and developing clinical trials to bring new effective therapy to patients. She is also involved in writing and leading several clinical trials at Weill Cornell, and participates in national and international trials through the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation and National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Beltran is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Award, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Clinical Scholar Award, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award, and an American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Young Physician Scientist Award."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Beltran "I am a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with genitourinary malignancies (including prostate, bladder, testes, and kidney cancers). My clinical and translational research focuses on development of new treatment strategies for patients. In particular, I am studying the genetics of prostate cancer, and I am involved in developing personalized treatment approaches for patients based on their cancer's specific molecular alterations. My clinical practice and research rely on close collaborations with clinicians, scientists, and physician scientists from multiple disciplines including pathology, urology, radiology, radiation oncology, computational biology, pharmacology, and medical oncology. Most recently, we have expanded these clinical and research efforts across cancer types as part of our new Institute for Precision Medicine "

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand 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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Beltran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Beltran accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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