Dr. Sylvia Adams, MD

Dr. Sylvia Adams, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Sylvia Adams, MD is an oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from FRIEDRICH-SCHILLER UNIVERSITY / BEREICH MEDICINE in 1995 and specializes in oncology, medical oncology, and more.

160 E 34th St Fl 4

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

(212) 731-5795

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

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

8  Conditions Treated

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 1995
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • NYU Medical Center (Hematology Oncology), Clinical Fellowships
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adams to family and friends
33 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Adams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

I am so thankful for Dr. Adams. She is always compassionate and carries a positive energy. When there are bumps in the road, as often occurs with cancers, Dr. Adams is attentive, refers when needed, and remains realistic and optimistic. Most importantly to me, Dr. Adams treats patients as a whole...more
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Dr Adams is a kind and knowledgeable breast oncologist. She is willing to try new treatments and evaluate the results on how best to proceed further. I love watching her scan her thoughts and making decisions. So smart! Her Physicians Assistants Peggy and Anna are very thorough in recording and...more
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Dr. Adams literally saved my life. I came to her after another MD at another facility left me in tears with no hope and little options. I was able to make an appointment with Dr. Adams immediately and she ran some tests. After 3 years, I am still on the first course of treatment that she...more
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I would always recommend Dr. Adams. A year ago I started my cancer treatment and Dr. Adams and her colleagues were like friends through the journey. She and they cared and the smile on their faces helped through all the challenges and the difficult times. One year on and a good prognosis I am so...more
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As a breast cancer patient, I am grateful to be under Dr. Sylvia Adams' care. Dr. Adams is professional, compassionate and understanding.
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