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Ronald H. Blum, MD
Director, Cancer Centers and Programs, Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt
Center, Institute, ProgramContinuum Cancer Centers Of New York
Medical SpecialtyMedical Oncology
Clinical Interests
Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Sarcomas, clinical trials, palliative care, medical decision making
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine, 1975 American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 1975
Medical SchoolState University of New York, Buffalo, NY, 1970
Residency TrainingJohns Hopkins, Baltimore City Hospital, Baltimore, MD National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA, 1973‑1974
FellowshipDana‑Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Academic AppointmentIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
From the doctorDr. Ronald H. Blum is a thesis honors graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and did postgraduate training at Johns Hopkins University, National Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School. He was on the faculty of Dana Farber Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, and then from 1979 to 1996 at New York University Medical Center as Professor of Medicine and the deputy director of the NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Blum is currently the Director of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Cancer Center and Director of Cancer Centers and Programs, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, and Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Blum’s research interests are in the clinical trials of new agents and their integration into combined modality approaches to cancer treatment. He has co-authored publications that have defined new practice standards for lung cancer, breast cancer, melanoma, sarcomas, prostate cancer, and supportive care. His other professional responsibilities include: consultant NCI; editorial boards; chairing data safety monitoring boards; leadership American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Blum was named in the 2011 edition of Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.”
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