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Dr. Maqsood Amjad, MD

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Regional Cancer Care Associates 30 Rehill Ave Ste 2500, Somerville, NJ 08876 Get Directions
(908) 927-8700

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • 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
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • 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 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 and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

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Education

  • Medical School
    King Edward Medical University

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

    Completed in 2000

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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 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