Dr. Paul Oberstein, MD

Dr. Paul Oberstein, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Paul Oberstein, MD is a medical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in medical oncology and internal medicine.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Oberstein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cholangiocarcinoma
very high
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

Dr. Oberstein's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Oberstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Oberstein "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Oberstein "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

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

  • 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

Dr. Oberstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oberstein's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oberstein to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Oberstein'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
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