Dr. Maqsood Amjad, MD

Dr. Maqsood Amjad, MD

Medical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Maqsood Amjad, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in Somerville, NJ. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Read his story

30 Rehill Ave Ste 2500

Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact Information

(908) 927-8700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Amjad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Amjad "Dr. Maqsood Amjad is a board certified hematologist and medical oncologist who specializes in the management of a wide variety of cancers and blood disorders. He has been treating patients in the Somerset, Middlesex and Union Counties for more than 15 years. He is actively involved in clinical research as a community oncologist. Dr. Amjad has received his medical degree from King Edward Medical University, Lahore , Pakistan. He has completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, an affiliate of University of Illinois and his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS), New Brunswick, New Jersey, where he also served as the Chief Fellow. After completing his fellowship, he joined Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey faculty as a Clinical Instructor. Dr. Amjad serves as the Director of RWJHB Cancer Center at Hamilton, New Jersey, Chief of Oncology at RWJUH-Somerset and as the Division Director of Oncology at JFK Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey. He is also the chairman of the Cancer Committee at RWJUH- Somerset and serves on the IRB and Credentials committees. He is on the staff as a clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS). He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH). He is a member of the professional advisory board of the Cancer Support Community of Central Jersey. Medical Education: King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan Residency: Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Fellowship: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS), New Brunswick, New Jersey Board Certifications: Medical Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi "

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • King Edward Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Umdnj Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amjad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amjad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amjad to family and friends
3.6
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Amjad's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Edison, NJ |
Dr. Amjad is a very caring physician. He spends as much time with you as you need.
Superb knowledgeable professional and always right on the money...
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Amjad accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Amjad has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
65 James St
Edison, NJ 08820
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RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Pl
Hamilton, NJ 08690
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RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
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