Dr. Joseph Jurcic, MD

Dr. Joseph Jurcic, MD

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56 y/o
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Dr. Joseph Jurcic, MD is a hematology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave # Garden

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Myeloproliferative Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Jurcic'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.

Dr. Jurcic's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jurcic "Dr. Joseph Jurcic is Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of the Hematologic Malignancies Section of the Division of Hematology/Oncology. His main focus is the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and myelodysplastic syndrome. Research interests include acute myeloid leukemia, radioimmunotherapy with alpha and beta particle-emitting radioisotopes, monoclonal antibody therapy for leukemia, the development of novel small molecule inhibitors for leukemia, and the molecular monitoring of minimal residual disease. He is the 2001 recipient of the Louis and Allston Boyer Young Investigator Award for Distinguished Achievement in Biomedical Research from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is author or coauthor of more than 80 articles and book chapters, has been the principal investigator on over 25 clinical trials, and regularly lectures at national and international meetings. He serves as a Leukemia Section Editor for The Oncologist. Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia University Medical Center, he was an Attending Physician on the Leukemia Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for over 18 years."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jurcic "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. "

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

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

70  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Adult
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Adult
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Thrombocytopenia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
  • Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

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4  Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jurcic has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jurcic's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jurcic to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Jurcic's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I've been a patient of Dr. Jurcic's for about a year now, and I can honestly say that he's one of the best physicians that I've encountered. I hold him in such high esteem prime arily because of his accessibility--a rare trait for an oncologist. Whenever I call the office with an urgent question or...more
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Just know, that when you are dealing with Dr. Jurcic that he is one of the most incredibly talented and knowledgable Leukemia Physicians on the planet. And he is the chief of a practice of other equally amazing doctors, each with their own special sub-specialty. Compassionate, smart, and willing to...more
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