Dr. James Garvin, MD

Dr. James Garvin, MD

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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
71 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Garvin, MD is a pediatric hematology & oncology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Pediatrics

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 7

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Brain Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Garvin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garvin "James H. Garvin, MD, PhD is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who specializes in the care of young patients with brain tumors, as well as those requiring bone marrow transplantation as treatment for other cancers and disorders. His interest in this field began when he was in medical school after conducting laboratory research in pediatric hematology. Dr. Garvin was drawn to the opportunity to contribute his expertise through patient care and research. 
Today he enjoys bringing treatments based on the latest medical research to patients at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. In addition to caring for children with brain tumors who receive chemotherapy, Dr. Garvin is also a specialist in the management of sickle cell disease, anemia (including aplastic anemia), bone marrow failure, and leukemia. The latter four diseases can often be cured with a bone marrow transplant from a healthy matched donor."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garvin "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. "
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Children'S Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Children'S Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Dana Farber Cancer Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garvin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Garvin accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

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