Dr. John Mears, MD

Dr. John Mears, MD

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70 y/o
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Dr. John Mears, MD is a hematology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1972 and specializes in hematology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave # 923

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
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Mears performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Polycythemia Rubra Vera
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Mears's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Dr. Mears' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mears "J. Gregory Mears, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. After receiving a B.S. at Trinity College, Dr. Mears obtained an M.D. at The College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. He undertook his Internal Medicine residency at Boston University Medical Center and his Hematology-Medical Oncology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Mears' early career was research based and involved studies of the molecular genetics of disorders of hemoglobin as well as chronic myelogenous leukemia. For the past 25 years Dr. Mears has maintained a clinical practice caring for people with blood disorders with an emphasis on leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma. Dr. Mears has a strong clinical interest in women with breast cancer and is the Medical Director of the OctoberWoman Foundation. Additionally, Dr. Mears is pursuing clinical research in the fields of Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as well as breast cancer. He is also actively engaged in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mears "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

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mears has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mears' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mears to family and friends
4.6
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Mears' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Mears is an outstanding and warm doctor.. He is a joy to visit! More important he fought my CLL and won. It is always a great pleasure to have an appointment with him. I have known him for eight years. He is my hero. Al Gordon
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