Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, MD

Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, MD is a medical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine

1305 York Ave Fl 12

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ruggiero'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. Ruggiero's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ruggiero "Dr Ruggiero received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his MD from New York University. Residency and fellowship training occurred at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and was followed by his year as Chief Medical Resident at The New York Hospital. He is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director of the Solid Tumor Oncology Practice in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. He is also a medical oncologist at the Jay Monahan center for Gastrointestinal Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has been actively involved on the national level with the issues of board certification and recertification in both Internal Medicine and Oncology, serving on committees at the American Board of Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology developing educational tools to aid in the process of certification for medical oncologists. He has served as Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians and is currently Associate Editor for ASCO-SEP. His major interest is in solid tumor oncology with special focus on gastrointestinal and breast oncology"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruggiero "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

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

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*

87  Conditions Treated

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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

  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruggiero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruggiero's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruggiero to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 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. Ruggiero'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Ruggiero has been my doctor for 20 years. He is really wonderful. Really smart, kind, attentive, on top of everything. He lets you know the alternatives and sets realistic expectations for the future --all of which makes tough situations a lot easier to handle. He is a straight shooter. He...more
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The best - compassionate, combines solid medical understanding with intuition - a unique, caring, very bright physician. Cannot get better.
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I am cancer free for 10+ years and it is because of Dr. Ruggiero and his wonderful staff. He is one of the most intelligent people I've ever known, but more importantly full of patience, compassion and honestly. I would highly recommend him to any of my friends or family.
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Dr Ruggiero treated my husband for gastric cancer. He was compassionate and one of the best Drs I have ever known. His staff was the best!!! Even under the most difficult situations and hours in the hospital - he was always there in every way.
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