|Medical Specialty||Medical Oncology
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Extensive experience in other solid tumors and hematologic malignancies.
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|Board Certifications||American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, 1986
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 1987
|Medical School||French Medical School of Beirut, Lebanon, 1980
|Residency Training||Internal Medicine, The Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, and SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
|Fellowship||Hematology/Oncology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1986‑1987
Hematology, Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, 1985‑1986
Oncology, Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, 1984‑1985
|Academic Appointment||Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
|From the doctor||Dr. Sara was the recipient of the 2004 “Wholeness of Life” award for St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
He has been cited yearly since 1997 in the Hematology/Oncology section of "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area" by Castle Connolly.
He has been cited in the "Super Doctors” edition of the New York Times Magazine (April 2008, April 2009, April 2010, April 2011).
Dr. Sara is among New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" for 2008, as listed in the June 16, 2008 edition of the magazine. The New York Magazine list is excerpted from Castle Connolly's annual guidebook, "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area."
In 2005, Dr. Sara established the Helen Sawaya Fund, a philanthropy program whose mission is to enhance the experience of cancer patients through art, music, reflexology, a travel program (http://www.wehealny.org/services/ccc_laurajourneys/index.html) and more.
Learn about Dr. Sara and The Helen Saway Fund, a refuge for patients undergoing cancer treatments
|Address||1000 Tenth Avenue, 11th floor
New York NY 10019
Telephone: (212) 523-7580
Fax: (212) 523-2004