Dr. Maria De Sancho, MD

Dr. Maria De Sancho, MD

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Hematology  |  
Female  |  
58 y/o
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Dr. Maria De Sancho, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Read her story

Weill Cornell Medical Center

1305 York Ave Fl 12

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus

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Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypercoagulable State
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. De Sancho's bio

This content was provided by Dr. De Sancho "Dr. DeSancho received her MD from the Autonomous University in Spain in 1983. Following a Residency in Family Practice at La Paz Hospital in Spain and a Residency in Internal Medicine at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, she completed fellowships in Hematology at Montefiore Medical Center from 1991-1992 and the Mount Sinai Medical Center from 1992-1993. Following this, she completed three additional fellowships at Mount Sinai in Transfusion Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation. She obtained a faculty position at Columbia University as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine from 1997-2000, and in 2000 was appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Attending Physician at Mount Sinai. Dr. DeSancho joined Weill Cornell Medical College in 2006 and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the college and Associate Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She serves as Service Chief of the Division's Benign Hematology Service, has developed a successful clinical research program in Benign Hematology, and conducts clinical trails in Benign Hematology. As a researcher, Dr. DeSancho's interest is in thrombosis and hemostasis, specifically thrombophilic disorders and women's health issues. She has participated in a number of important clinical studies. She has been Principal Investigator on many studies, including a Phase II multi center trail of a low molecular weight heparin for patients requiring bridging of anticoagulant therapy, a trial of cancer-associated thrombosis, and studies on thromboembolism in women's health. She is currently the principal investigator in a clinical trial for secondary prevention of venous thrombosis and in a clinical trial using plasma derived antithrombin in patients with hereditary antithrombin deficiency."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. De Sancho "I have been Service Chief of the BenignHematology Service in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology since 2006. As a clinician, my main interest is in the care of patients with thrombotic and bleeding disorders. As a researcher who conducts clinical trials in Benign Hematology, my interest is in thrombosis and hemostasis, specifically thrombophilic disorders and women's health issues. It is my hope that through dedication to the care of each individual patient, and dedication to research that will ultimately improve that care, we will meet our overall mission of helping our patients to have a better quality of life."
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • 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
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Madrid, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Metro Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mount Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De Sancho has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De Sancho's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De Sancho to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. De Sancho'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Bronx, NY |
Dr. De Sancho is smart, warm and caring . She is knowledgable, persistent and inquisitive. Her care is balanced by her medical research in hematology.
Not friendly at all very rude. I'm not looking forward to see her again
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Dr. De Sancho accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
    Neighborhood Health Providers
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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