Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, MD

Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, MD is a medical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ruggiero's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruggiero treats Colorectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ruggiero treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruggiero treats Anal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ruggiero treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruggiero treats Breast Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ruggiero treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ruggiero's conditions and procedures:

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

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

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It has been 25 years since Dr Ruggiero treated me for breast cancer. He is the most compassionat and caring dr I have ever had at the age of 81 that's a lot of doctors. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs an oncologist. Ethel Schwartz Bock NYC 12/17/18
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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 answers the questions you are asking with really helpful answers. He is the best. he truly cares re his patients. he is there for you
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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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Locations

Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine

New Patient?
(212) 235-1519

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthFirst
Neighborhood Health Providers
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Locals (any local)
Medicaid
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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