Dr. Kenneth Nahum, DO

Dr. Kenneth Nahum, DO

Hematology & Oncology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Kenneth Nahum, DO is a hematology & oncology specialist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey in 1981 and specializes in hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

9 Hospital Dr Ste A17

Toms River, NJ 08755

Contact Information

(732) 367-1535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Neutropenia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bleeding Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Nahum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nahum "Dr. Kenneth D. Nahum specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 20 years, Dr. Nahum has been treating patients in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. He is a Principal Investigator in 120 clinical trials and his areas of interest are breast cancer, GI cancer, lung cancer and hematologic malignancies. Dr. Nahum received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He completed his residency at Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and completed his fellowship training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Nahum is Chief of Oncology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and a Clinical Associate Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Dr. Nahum is affiliated with Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ, Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood, NJ, and CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, NJ. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Nahum received the Humanitarium Award of the Year from Kimball Medical Center, Teacher of the Year from Jersey Shore University Medical Center, as well as the Melvin Modilinsky Fellowship Award, Louis F. Albright Award for Clinical Teaching Excellence, and he was voted Nurses Choice -- Physician of the Year at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr Nahum has also been voted "Top Doctors" in the New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2012."

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5  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • 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*

116  Conditions Treated

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3  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.

Education

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Presbyterian University Pa Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Presbyterian University Pa Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Umdnj-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nahum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nahum's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nahum to family and friends
24 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Nahum'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 (9)

Dr.Nahum and staff are exceptional. He is thorough and explains everything in a manner anyone can understand. He never rushes and is extremely compassionate. Highly informed on the newest treatments and honest about options. Defintly a Top Doc!
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Dr Nahum is an extraordinary Doctor and person. I was referred to him by other Top Docs as he had treated their family members. I Immediately experienced the confidence, professionalism, EXPERIENCE coupled with the COMPASSION. Dr Nahum personally treated my Dad and managed his team of other Docs...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Nahum for 19 years. he always answered all my questions. Thanks to Dr.Nahum's treatments I am cancer free for the past 19 years. I owe my longevity of life to the excellent treatment that I have received from Dr. Nahum. Not only is he a great Dr. , but he is also a great...more
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Have been seeing Dr. Nahum for nearly 10 years monitoring my condition, In my opinion he is a very competent physician. Takes the time to explain the issues to patients succinctly and with sympathy. I would recommend his services to anyone needing services in his specialty
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I was treated for back pain by my primary care physician for 4 months. He never ordered a MRI. I had been seeing Dr. Nahum for other reason. I saw him mentioned the back pain and he ordered an MRI. It showed lung cancer. He explained everything and what options were available. Before I left his...more
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