Dr. Richard Furman, MD

Dr. Richard Furman, MD

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Hematology  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
(11)

Accepting new patients

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.

Weill Cornell Center for Lymphoma

525 E 68th St # Paysonpavilion

New York, NY 10065
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Care Philosophy

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. 
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Dr. Furman's Experience

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Dr. Furman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
1

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
89

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • MT SINAI SCH OF MED OF NY UNIV
    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
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Furman'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Sarasota, FL |
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.
New York, NY |
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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Dr. Furman accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthFirst
    Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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