Dr. Richard Furman, MD

Dr. Richard Furman, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Furman, MD is a hematology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in hematology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medical Center

520 E 70th St # Starrpavilion

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Nodular Lymphoma
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Furman'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. Furman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Furman "Dr. Furman is Director of the CLL Research Center at Weill Cornell Medicine and a member of the Lymphoma/Myeloma Service in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. His area of focus is on the development of non-chemotherapeutic approaches to treating CLL, and has played an integral part in the development of ibrutinib and idelalisib."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Furman "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. "

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated


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4  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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Hosp University Pa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Furman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Furman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Furman to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Furman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is an extraordinary man who is compassionate, comforting and brilliant. As a patient, from day one, I have always felt fortunate and extremely thankful to the friend of a friend who recommended Dr. Furman. Words cannot adequately describe the faith, confidence and commitment that he communicates...more
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Dr. Furman is a brilliant physician with outstanding communication skills. He treats every patient as if they were a member of his family. He cares about the whole person, not just treating the disease. If you see him, you are confident of having the best possible outcome.
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Dr Furman is the most caring and knowledgeable doctor I've ever experienced. He provides a level of comfort to what can be a stressful patient dealing with significant issues. He takes as much time as necessary to educate He truly is special.
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