Dr. Yvonne Saenger, MD

Dr. Yvonne Saenger, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o
(4)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Yvonne Saenger, MD is a medical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in medical oncology and internal medicine.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Hematology/Oncology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Neuroendocrine Tumors
very high
more than 91% of peers
Melanoma
normal
more than 84% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Saenger'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. Saenger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Saenger "As director of melanoma immunotherapy and member of the pancreas center, Dr. Saenger specializes in treating patients with novel immunotherapies. She graduated from Harvard College, completed her MD at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed a medical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering and a research fellowship in tumor immunology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Saenger runs her own research laboratory and specializes in counseling patients regarding newer immunotherapies. She has been researching cancer immunotherapy since 2005 when she was involved in the first trials of ipilimumab therapy and has a particular clinical interest in oncolytic viral therapy. Dr. Saenger has received awards from the Melanoma Research Alliance, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the National Cancer Institute. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saenger "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer

1  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.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saenger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saenger's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saenger to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Saenger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent caring physician . She is responsive. She returns calls and text messages without delay. She will spend as much time with the patient to explain treatment and your prognosis. She is an advocate in getting treatment options and placing the patient into trials whether at New York...more
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