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New York Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

New York

Mesothelioma patients who live in New York have access to quality mesothelioma treatment in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in New York include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Additionally, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in New York.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in New York, as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Quickly diagnosing, staging and beginning a solid treatment plan gives one the best chance for improving life expectancy. Learn more about health care options available in New York below.

New York Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 2,354

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 361

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 2,715

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers in New York

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in New York. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Albert Einstein Cancer Center

Albert Einstein Cancer Center

Bronx, NY

The Albert Einstein Cancer Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is a top cancer center where leading mesothelioma doctors use the latest mesothelioma treatment protocols to help their cancer patients.

Hematology and Oncology Associates of Central New York

Hematology and Oncology Associates of Central New York

East Syracuse, NY

Hematology and Oncology Associates of Central New York is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

New York, NY

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Mount Sinai Medical Center

New York, NY

Mount Sinai Medical Center located in New York City is a leading mesothelioma cancer treatment center.

NY-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

NY-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

NY-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

NYU Langone Medical Center

NYU Langone Medical Center

New York, NY

NYU Langone Medical Center is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, NY

Roswell Park Cancer Institute ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

University of Rochester Medical Center

University of Rochester Medical Center

Rochester, NY

University of Rochester Medical Center / Wilmont Cancer Center is among the best mesothelioma cancer centers in the nation with top doctors providing state of the art treatment for cancer patients.

New York Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of New York. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Shahriyour Andaz, M.D.

Dr. Andaz
Oceanside, NY

Dr. Shahriyour Andaz

Director, Thoracic Oncology

South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island

Oceanside, NY 11572
(516) 255-5010

Dr. Shahriyour Andaz of South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island, NY is one of the foremost area experts in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma.

Stephen M. Levin, M.D.

Dr. Levin
New York, NY

Dr. Stephen M. Levin

Professor Preventive Medicine

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

New York, NY 10029
(212) 241-5555

Dr. Stephen M. Levin, M.D. is currently an Associate Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine with clinical interests in mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

Roman Perez-Soler, M.D.

Dr. Perez-Soler
Bronx, NY

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler

Chairman, Department of Oncology

Montefiore Medical Center

MMC Medical Park at Eastchester
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 405-8505

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler is Chairman of the Department of Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center and specializes in mesothelioma cancer treatment.

Raja M. Flores, M.D.

Dr. Flores
New York, NY

Dr. Raja M. Flores

Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Mount Sinai Medical Center

New York, NY 10029
(212) 241-9466

Dr. Raja M. Flores is Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and is considered a leading expert in the study and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Andrea S. Wolf, M.D.

Dr. Wolf
New York, NY

Dr. Andrea S. Wolf

Thoracic Surgeon

The Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, NY 10029
(212) 241-9502

Dr. Andrea S. Wolf is a thoracic surgeon and director of the Women’s Lung Cancer Program at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City specializing in treating malignant pleural mesothelioma.

John D. Allendorf, M.D.

Dr. Allendorf
New York, NY

Dr. John D. Allendorf

Surgeon

New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

Herbert Irving Pavilion, Suite 820
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-6514

Dr. John D. Allendorf is a surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University in New York City where he specializes in peritoneal mesothelioma.

John A. Chabot, M.D.

Dr. Chabot
New York, NY

Dr. John A. Chabot

Chief, Division of GI/Endocrine Surgery

NY-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-9468

Dr. John A. Chabot is Chief of the Division of GI/ Endocrine Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital where he specializes in the treatment of peritoneal mesothelioma.

Harvey Pass, M.D.

Dr. Pass
New York, NY

Dr. Harvey Pass

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center

New York, NY 10016
(212) 263-7417

Dr. Harvey Pass is a top mesothelioma doctor and expert in the diagnosis and treatment of pleural mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer that is often related to asbestos exposure.

Stephen Rush, M.D.

Dr. Rush
Manhasset, NY

Dr. Stephen Rush

Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

NYU Langone Medical Center

Long Island Radiation Therapy
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 365-6544

Dr. Stephen Rush currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at New York University Langone Medical Center.

Daniel Sterman, M.D.

Dr. Sterman
New York, NY

Dr. Daniel Sterman

Director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

NYU Langone Medical Center

New York, NY 10016
(212) 263-7951

Dr. Daniel Sterman is Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Director of the Multidisciplinary Pulmonary Oncology Program at NYU Langone Medical Center where he specializes in pleural malignancies such as mesothelioma.

Sai Yendamuri, M.D.

Dr. Yendamuri
Buffalo, NY

Dr. Sai Yendamuri

Thoracic Surgeon

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, NY 14263
(716) 845-2300

Dr. Sai Yendamuri is a thoracic surgeon who currently serves as chair of the department of thoracic surgery and director of the thoracic surgery laboratory at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute located in Buffalo, New York. Mesothelioma treatment is among Dr. Yendamuri's areas of expertise.

It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

Top Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
David Sugarbaker, M.D.

David Sugarbaker, M.D.

Professor of Surgery, Chief of General Thoracic Surgery, Director of the Lung Institute Map Marker Baylor College of Medicine
Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Vice Chair of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research Map Marker Brigham and Women's Hospital

Find Cancer Support Services in New York

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling. The following local services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in New York.

New York Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Cancer Care
      (New York)
      800-813-4673
    • Samaritan Counseling Services
      (Albany)
      518-250-4205
    • Mental Health Association - Erie County
      (Buffalo)
      716-886-1242
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Rochester Extended Stay
      (Rochester )
      585-427-7580
    • Short Term Rentals NYC
      (New York)
      212-271-4231
    • Extended Stay America Hotel Buffalo - Amherst
      (Buffalo)
      716-564-0620
  • Patient Transport

    • Highland Patient Transport
      (Syracuse)
      315-254-6287
    • Dash Xpress
      (New York)
      646-944-0537
    • We Care Transportation
      (Buffalo)
      716-838-0349
  • Physical Therapy

    • Manual Physical Therapy
      (Albany)
      518-689-0888
    • Pact Physical Therapy
      (New York)
      866-381-9247
    • Ken-Ton Physical Therapy
      (Buffalo)
      716-873-9154

Financial Assistance to Help with Treatment Costs

Mesothelioma treatment is expensive. All of the different treatment related costs can add up quickly. On top of that, many people may need to take time off work or stop working altogether to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for some of the procedures commonly used in diagnosing and treating mesothelioma.

Common Costs Associated with Treating Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Diagnosis & Treatment Costs Approximate Cost Range
Diagnostic Imaging (CT, PET, MRI) $800 – $1,600 per scan
Needle Biopsy $500 – $700
Thoracoscopy or Pleuroscopy (lungs) or Laparoscopy (abdomen) $3,600 – $5,000
Thoracotomy (lungs) or Laparotomy (abdomen) $7,800 – $7,900
Surgery – Lobectomy/Pneumonectomy (removal of part or all of a lung) $13,000 – $17,000
Radiation $7,000 – $12,000
Chemotherapy – Pemetrexed (Alimta®) $37,000 – $50,000
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) $700 – $1,000

Note: The above table does not factor in insurance payments and reimbursements. Costs are estimated using data from the FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup tool, Healthcare Bluebook, and other sources.

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