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North Shore LIJ – nyc/LI

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    makedoandmend
    Participant

      Does anyone have any experience about LIJ they can share with me? The oncologist/melanoma specialist I am working with is from LIJ and thats where I am having surgery as well. I tried Sloan Kettering  but they wouldn't take my insurance. I searched the forum and found one really positive post but just wanted to see if anyone else has had recent experience with them. thanks!

      -pat LI

      Does anyone have any experience about LIJ they can share with me? The oncologist/melanoma specialist I am working with is from LIJ and thats where I am having surgery as well. I tried Sloan Kettering  but they wouldn't take my insurance. I searched the forum and found one really positive post but just wanted to see if anyone else has had recent experience with them. thanks!

      -pat LI

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        JenM
        Participant
          Hi Pat,
          I use North Shore University…my surgeon is Dr. Mansoor Beg—excellent surgeon and a wonderful individual.

          Who are using at LIJ?

          Regards,
          Jen

            makedoandmend
            Participant

              Thanks for responding. Dr Wang is the surgeon. Did you get any treatment there besides surgery?

              -pat

              makedoandmend
              Participant

                Thanks for responding. Dr Wang is the surgeon. Did you get any treatment there besides surgery?

                -pat

              JenM
              Participant
                Hi Pat,
                I use North Shore University…my surgeon is Dr. Mansoor Beg—excellent surgeon and a wonderful individual.

                Who are using at LIJ?

                Regards,
                Jen

                DonW
                Participant

                  Pat — Did you see my reply to your previous post about contacting Carole? She might be able to help you or at least commisurate:-) Her email address is [email protected]  She lives on LI.

                    makedoandmend
                    Participant

                      Yeah I just sent her an email. Thanks so much for relaying the message!

                      makedoandmend
                      Participant

                        Yeah I just sent her an email. Thanks so much for relaying the message!

                      DonW
                      Participant

                        Pat — Did you see my reply to your previous post about contacting Carole? She might be able to help you or at least commisurate:-) Her email address is [email protected]  She lives on LI.

                        wolkies
                        Participant

                          Hey Pat

                          I had my WLE at North Shore 6 years ago by Dr Faynsod who was with Dr. Beg's practice in Great Neck.  At that time I had called Sloan Kettering but like you, they didn't take my insurance. I have Empire Gov't/United Health Care

                          I would up going to NYU Cancer Center on 34th street where they take my insurance. My doctor is Dr. Anna Pavlick and  I cannot say enough about NYU Cancer and especially Dr. Pavlick – she is awesome.

                          Sharon stage IIb, NED since Aug 2004

                          wolkies
                          Participant

                            Hey Pat

                            I had my WLE at North Shore 6 years ago by Dr Faynsod who was with Dr. Beg's practice in Great Neck.  At that time I had called Sloan Kettering but like you, they didn't take my insurance. I have Empire Gov't/United Health Care

                            I would up going to NYU Cancer Center on 34th street where they take my insurance. My doctor is Dr. Anna Pavlick and  I cannot say enough about NYU Cancer and especially Dr. Pavlick – she is awesome.

                            Sharon stage IIb, NED since Aug 2004

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