Dr. Howard Hochster, MD

Dr. Howard Hochster, MD

Oncology •  Male • Age 66

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Howard Hochster, MD is a Oncology Specialist in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr. Hochster has more experience with Gastrointestinal Oncology than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hochster to book an appointment.


Locations

Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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(732) 820-3214
Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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(732) 820-3214

Dr. Hochster accepts the following insurance:

Amerihealth
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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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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Practice Areas

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hochster treats Colorectal Cancer more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Hochster treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hochster treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Hochster treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hochster treats Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Hochster treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

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Dr. Hochster's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hochster is a medical oncologist with clinical expertise in gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, biliary cancers, neuroendocrine tumors and clinical trials.  He serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Re...Read more

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1986
Jules Bordet Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1985
NYU Langone Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Bellevue Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Bellevue Hospital Center
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

New Brunswick, NJ

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average