Joseph Thomas Ruggiero, M.D.

Medical Oncology

Joseph Thomas Ruggiero, M.D.

Dr Ruggiero received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his MD from New York University. Residency and fellowship training occurred at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and was followed by his year as Chief Medical Resident at The New York Hospital. He is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director of the Solid Tumor Oncology Practice in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. He is also a medical oncologist at the Jay Monahan center for Gastrointestinal Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

He has been actively involved on the national level with the issues of board certification and recertification in both Internal Medicine and Oncology, serving on committees at the American Board of Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology developing educational tools to aid in the process of certification for medical oncologists. He has served as Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians and is currently Associate Editor for ASCO-SEP.

His major interest is in solid tumor oncology with special focus on gastrointestinal and breast oncology

Dr Ruggiero received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his MD from New York University. Residency and fellowship training occurred at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and was followed by his year as Chief Medical Resident at The New York Hospital. He is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director of the Solid Tumor Oncology Practice in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. He is also a medical oncologist at the Jay Monahan center for Gastrointestinal Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

He has been actively involved on the national level with the issues of board certification and recertification in both Internal Medicine and Oncology, serving on committees at the American Board of Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Professional Development Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology developing educational tools to aid in the process of certification for medical oncologists. He has served as Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians and is currently Associate Editor for ASCO-SEP.

His major interest is in solid tumor oncology with special focus on gastrointestinal and breast oncology.

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