Dr. Howard Fine, MD

Dr. Howard Fine, MD

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Neuro-Oncology  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Howard A. Fine was recently recruited to Weill Cornell to be the Founding Director of the Brain Tumor Center in the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and Associate Director for the Translational Research of the Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center. He is also appointed as the Chief of the Division of Neuro-Oncology in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Fine received his medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Fine founded and Directed the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Center for Neuro-Oncology at Harvard Medical School, and the Neuro-Oncology Branch, at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Fine most recently served as Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and as Deputy Director of the New York University Cancer Center Dr. Fine has a 26 year history of clinical and research work exclusively devoted to patients with brain tumors. He has run a basic and translational science laboratory continuously for those 26 years and has been involved in well over 100 brain tumor clinical trials. Dr. Fine has authored over 200 scholarly articles, reviews and book chapters in subjects all devoted to neuro-oncology/ brain tumors. Dr. Fine welcomes patients with brain tumors who wished to seek his consultation, care, and/or clinical trials.

Center of Neurology/Oncology

1305 York Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Fine's Experience

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Dr. Fine's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neuro-Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinomatous Meningitis
  • Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumors (Leptomeninges)
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Oligoastrocytoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor

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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Hospital University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hospital University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fine has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fine's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fine to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Fine's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fine accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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