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Recommendations for doctor in NYC for follow up care

Forums General Melanoma Community Recommendations for doctor in NYC for follow up care

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    Becky
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      Hi

      My son 26 year old son Ben was diagnosed 3A in 2009 (oral melanoma). Surgery and treatment (interferon) was done here in California with Kaiser. Last July his oncologist said that since he was 5 years NED, he could have annual checkups ( possible scans) instead of every 6 months.

      In the meantime, he has moved to New York City and has his own insurance. It would be a year since he last saw a doctor. I told him to call Sloan Kettering since they have such a great reputation. They told him they only take new patients with active disease.

      So does anyone have any recommendations for a doctor ( would he find a general oncologist?) in NYC?

      Thanks!

      Becky

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        SABKLYN
        Participant

          Hi Becky,

          you can try Richard Carvajal who just moved from Sloan Kettering to Columbia Presbyterian.  He was part of Sloan's melanoma group before moving to CP

          SABKLYN
          Participant

            Hi Becky,

            you can try Richard Carvajal who just moved from Sloan Kettering to Columbia Presbyterian.  He was part of Sloan's melanoma group before moving to CP

              Becky
              Participant

                Thanks, will pass that along. It looks like he speiclaizes in unusual melanomas like mucosal so that is great.

                any other suggestions welcome !

                Becky
                Participant

                  Thanks, will pass that along. It looks like he speiclaizes in unusual melanomas like mucosal so that is great.

                  any other suggestions welcome !

                  Becky
                  Participant

                    Thanks, will pass that along. It looks like he speiclaizes in unusual melanomas like mucosal so that is great.

                    any other suggestions welcome !

                  SABKLYN
                  Participant

                    Hi Becky,

                    you can try Richard Carvajal who just moved from Sloan Kettering to Columbia Presbyterian.  He was part of Sloan's melanoma group before moving to CP

                    jenny22
                    Participant

                      I have been treated at both SLoan and NYU….had my surgery at SLOAN, but for melanoma oncologist, I would HIGHLY recommend he see ANNA PAVLICK at NYU…..she is a true melanoma expert…..with years of experience and research……

                      She also happens to be a nice person, great bedside manner, and a very very positive outlook.

                      212 731 5431……

                      She came highly recommended to me and i am so please i chose her!

                      Good luck to  your son.

                       

                      jenny22
                      Participant

                        I have been treated at both SLoan and NYU….had my surgery at SLOAN, but for melanoma oncologist, I would HIGHLY recommend he see ANNA PAVLICK at NYU…..she is a true melanoma expert…..with years of experience and research……

                        She also happens to be a nice person, great bedside manner, and a very very positive outlook.

                        212 731 5431……

                        She came highly recommended to me and i am so please i chose her!

                        Good luck to  your son.

                         

                        jenny22
                        Participant

                          I have been treated at both SLoan and NYU….had my surgery at SLOAN, but for melanoma oncologist, I would HIGHLY recommend he see ANNA PAVLICK at NYU…..she is a true melanoma expert…..with years of experience and research……

                          She also happens to be a nice person, great bedside manner, and a very very positive outlook.

                          212 731 5431……

                          She came highly recommended to me and i am so please i chose her!

                          Good luck to  your son.

                           

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