Dr. James McCloskey, MD

Dr. James McCloskey, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. James McCloskey, MD is a hematology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in hematology, hematology & oncology, and more.Read his story

92 2nd St

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 996-5900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myeloproliferative Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. McCloskey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McCloskey "James K. McCloskey II, M.D., works in the Division of Leukemia and the Adult Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program at John Theurer Cancer Center. Prior to his current position, Dr. McCloskey was a fellow in the Department of Hematology and Oncology at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. McCloskey has extensive research experience, serving as primary investigator in a Phase I/II non-randomized study of birinapant in combination with decitabine in patients with relapsed or refractory myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myelogenous leukemia, and was a primary investigator of cellular and molecular characterization of the immune response and minimal residual disease in patients who have completed treatment for acute myeloid leukemia. Dr. McCloskey has additionally presented a range of clinical work at major medical conferences, including Medstar Washington Hospital center multi-institutional lymphoma teleconference, Georgetown University Research Day and the Society of Comparative and Integrative Biology. Dr. McCloskey's research has been published in the Journal of Coagulation Disorders, Advances in Clinical Oncology and Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Dr. McCloskey has deep roots in the philanthropic community: working with the Lymphoma Research Foundation since 2011, and has volunteered with Food and Friends, a nonprofit that prepares and delivers meals and groceries to D.C. residents living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other conditions since 2004. Medical Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, Internal Medicine Resident, July 2009-2011 Fellowships: Chief Fellow, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital, 2013-2014. Fellow, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital, 2009-2013. Internship: Georgetown University Hospital, Internal Medicine Intern, 2009-2011. Board Certifications: 2014 board-eligible, Hematology and Oncology. 2011 board-certified, American Board of Internal Medicine. Honors/Awards: Hematology Fellows Consortium Workshop, 2013. AACR/ASCO Methods of Cancer Research Workshop, 2013. Dr. Allen J. Goody Memorial Award for excellence in teaching, peer mentorship and personal integrity, Georgetown University Hospital, 2011 Memberships: American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association of Cancer Research, Housestaff Quality Council, Chemotherapy Utilization Committee, American Society of Hematology "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCloskey "“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.”"

4  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  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*

69  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCloskey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCloskey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCloskey to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McCloskey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He explains the condition thoroughly and answers questions in language that the patient can understand. And, no ego, so nice.
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