Barbara Pro, MD

Specialties:
Medical Oncology
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Overview

Dr. Barbara Pro is a clinician, researcher and professor of medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. As clinical director of the lymphoma program at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, Dr. Pro leads a multi-disciplinary team of lymphoma experts dedicated to translating discoveries in the lab into new and better treatments for patients.

Dr. Pro’s research and clinical practice focuses on T-cell lymphoma, a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Widely recognized for her expertise in drug development for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, Dr. Pro leads multi-center clinical trials evaluating new targeted therapies for patients with aggressive lymphoma subtypes, which have led to FDA approvals of novel agents.

A distinguished scholar, Dr. Pro has published more than 150 peer-reviewed research articles in highly respected journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood, and Lancet. Prior to joining the faculty of Columbia, Dr. Pro served as the clinical director of the lymphoma program and director of the hematology and oncology fellowship program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has received numerous awards and is a member of several organizations, including the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association of Cancer Research. She serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Lymphoma Research Foundation and Scientific Committee of the Society of Hematology Oncology.

Dr. Pro received her medical degree from the University or Rome in Italy, and completed her residency at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She pursued her fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she began her lymphoma research under Dr. Fernando Cabanillas.  

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

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  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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