Dr. Michael J. Nissenblatt, MD

Dr. Michael J. Nissenblatt, MD

Oncology | Male | 68 years old

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Dr. Michael J. Nissenblatt is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. For more than 30 years, he has...Read more

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in Leland, NC |
The best of the very best oncologists; kind, brilliant, caring. I've been his patient for 25 years ... still alive and thriving because of his interventions! He sees each patient as the whole person he or she is, and connects easily with each on a personal level. His memory is legendary. A great role model for young physicians.
in East Brunswick, NJ |
I wish we could give him more stars. He is caring, and dedicated, thorough, and just simply wonderful??.
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Dr. Michael J. Nissenblatt is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. For more than 30 years, he has been treating patients in the central New Jersey community. His research interests are in genetics and hereditary cancers, personalized medicine, and the origin of aging and longevity.

Dr. Nissenblatt received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in medical oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

In 1978, Dr. Nissenblatt joined the faculty of UMDNJ -- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as their first full-time oncologist. He is presently a Clinical Professor at the medical school. He is the Associate Director of Oncology and the Cancer Liaison Physician to the American College of Surgery for the Cancer Committee at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

A dedicated volunteer for the American Cancer Society for more than two decades, he has served as its President, perennially leading fundraisers, and Co-Chairman with his wife Marlene for their leading annual fundraising event known as the "Night of Wine and Roses." Dr. Nissenblatt has founded several charitable organizations, including the Challah Foundation and Partners in Healing, which assists people with cancer who are experiencing financial challenges. Fred's Team raises funds to fight childhood leukemia, and Dr. Nissenblatt runs the NYC Marathon annually for this Memorial Sloan-Kettering-initiated charity. He is a Past President of the New Jersey Oncology Society and is currently a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Medical Society of New Jersey, and Oncology Society of New Jersey. His numerous honors include being named annually as a "Top Doctor" byInside Jersey, New Jersey Monthly, and New York magazines. He has also been regularly listed in Castle Connolly "Top Doctors" in the New York Metro Area and in U.S. News & World Report.

  • Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Board Certifications: Internal medicine, medical oncology
  • Research Interests: Genetics and biology of hereditary cancers, personalized medicine, the origin of aging and longevity
  • University Appointments: Clinical Professor University of Medicine an Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) -- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Honors/Awards: "Top Doctor": Inside Jersey magazine, New Jersey Monthly magazine, New York magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly Top Docs in the New York Metro area
  • Memberships: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Cancer Committee, American Medical Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Medical Society of New Jersey, Oncology Society of New Jersey
  • Languages Spoken: English

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  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • 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 )
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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