Dr. Richard Schuman, MD

Dr. Richard Schuman, MD

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
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Dr. Richard Schuman, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Edison, NJ. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Read his story

34-36 Progress St Ste B2

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

(908) 757-9696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 7 More

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Anemia
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more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Schuman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schuman "Dr. Richard Schuman specializes in hematology and medical oncology, and is board certified in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine. For more than 28 years, he has been treating patients in the Middlesex County community from his office in Edison. Dr. Schuman received his medical degree from the Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his fellowship in Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University), and he completed is Hematology fellowship at UMDNJ-Rutgers in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr.Schuman is the Medical director of Oncology Services at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, NJ, a Clinical Associate Professor at RWJ Medical School, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He was the Medical Director for Rahway Hospice for 18 years. He was also elected as a top doctor in NJ by NJ Magazine. Medical Education: Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA Residency: Brown University, Providence, RI Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University) Boston, MA Fellowship: Hematology: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey ,Rutgers Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ University Appointments: Associate Clinical Professor Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology, Internal Medicine, Hospice and palliative medicine Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology Memberships: American Society of Clinical Oncology, Fellow of the American College of Physicians Hospital Appointments: John F. Kennedy Medical Center: Attending Physician, Director of Oncology, Chairman of the Cancer Committee. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway: Attending physician, Chairman of the division of Hematology for 15 years and Hospice Director for 18 years "

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Brown University Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Brown University Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schuman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schuman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schuman to family and friends
4.3
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Schuman'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
Patient Comments (2)
in Carteret |
Great man - Great Doctor!! Dr. Schuman cares and listens. I totally recommend him.
in Edison, NJ |
He is caring and honest and knowledgeable.
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Dr. Schuman accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Schuman has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
65 James St
Edison, NJ 08820
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