Dr. Richard Drachtman, MD

Dr. Richard Drachtman, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology •  Male • Age 60

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Drachtman, MD is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Specialist in New Brunswick, NJ. He is affiliated with RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Drachtman to book an appointment.


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Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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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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(732) 820-3214

Dr. Drachtman accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary 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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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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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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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 Lymphoid 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
  • Myeloma
  • 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. Drachtman is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with pediatric cancers, sickle cell disease, and Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.   He serves as the Clinical Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the director of the Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Education

1991
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
North Shore University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
North Shore University Hospital
Internship Hospital

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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average