Dr. Richard Drachtman, MD is a pediatric hematology-oncology specialist in New Brunswick, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in pediatric hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.


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(732) 820-3214

Dr. Drachtman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Drachtman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sickle Cell Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Drachtman treats Sickle Cell Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Drachtman treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Blood Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Drachtman treats Blood Disorders more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Drachtman treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Thalassemia
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Drachtman treats Thalassemia more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Drachtman treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Alpha Thalassemia
  • Beta Thalassemia
  • Beta Thalassemia Intermedia
  • Thalassemia Minima

Dr. Drachtman's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Leukocytosis
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Drachtman, MD is a pediatric hematology-oncology specialist in New Brunswick, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in pediatric hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Education

1991
Mt Sinai Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
North Shore University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
North Shore University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1991
1987
1985
1984

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Exuded confidence when we had none. He pulled my family thru an extremely difficult time, leukemia is a nightmare but with the right care your child can beat it.
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