Dr. Paul Oberstein, MD

Dr. Paul Oberstein, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
40 y/o
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Dr. Paul Oberstein received his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital and fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He also completed a Masters in Biostatistics in Patient-Oriented Research at the Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Oberstein specializes in the care of patients with GI malignancies with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration with surgical, GI, and radiation oncology partners. Dr. Oberstein is a principal investigator of over 10 ongoing clinical trials, evaluating novel therapeutic approaches as well as palliative and supportive care interventions for patients with GI malignancies. Dr. Oberstein is conducting research to elucidate the complex interplay between tumor associated stroma and epithelial cancer cells utilizing mouse models of pancreatic cancer in collaboration with the Olive Lab in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. The goal of this research is to develop greater understanding of the mechanism of chemoresistance and conduct pre-clinical tests of novel therapeutics in order to expand treatment options for patients with advanced cancer. His work has been presented at national conferences and recognized with a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a KL2 Mentored Career Development Award. Paul E. Oberstein, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Oberstein received his M.D. degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2006 and completed residency in internal medicine at Temple University. He then completed his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, where his clinical focus was on the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies under the mentorship of Dr Alfred Neugut. During this training, Dr Oberstein was selected as Chief Fellow. Dr. Oberstein cares for patients with GI malignancies with a focus, in close collaboration with the Pancreas Center at Columbia University, on developing novel clinical trials for patients with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Oberstein is conducting research to elucidate the complex interplay between tumor associated stroma and epithelial cells utilizing mouse models of pancreatic cancer in the Olive Lab in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. The goal of this research is to develop greater understanding of the mechanism of chemoresistance and conduct pre-clinical tests of novel therapeutics in order to expand treatment options for patients with advanced cancer. His work has been presented at national conferences and he received a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2013.

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

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

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Bile Duct Cancer
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more than 99% of peers
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • 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
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Oberstein's Reviews

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Dr. Oberstein's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Oberstein accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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