Dr. Michael Nissenblatt, MD

Dr. Michael Nissenblatt, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Michael Nissenblatt, MD is a medical oncology specialist in East Brunswick, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1973 and specializes in medical oncology and hematology.Read his story

J2 Brier Hill Ct

East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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Top Care Areas

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Neutropenia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Nissenblatt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nissenblatt "Dr. Michael J. Nissenblatt is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. 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. A dedicated volunteer for the American Cancer Society for more than two decades, he has served as its President, perennially leading fundraisers, and Co-Chair 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, assisting individuals 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. 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 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 "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nissenblatt "In my 30-year career, I've treated over 10,000 patients. Throughout the years, I've enjoyed the daily opportunity to blend human compassion with the tangible realities of new discoveries. I believe treating cancer is a calling in which, as stated by Dr. William Osler, 'One uses the heart as much as the head.' I've kept these words with me and have made it my personal goal to always practice compassionate and humanistic care for each and every patient. With hope, inspiration, and determination, I am able to guide you through your cancer journey for the best outcome possible."

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

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

88  Conditions Treated

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6  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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nissenblatt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nissenblatt's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissenblatt to family and friends
30 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nissenblatt'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 (2)

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...more
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I wish we could give him more stars. He is caring, and dedicated, thorough, and just simply wonderful??.
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