John G. Mears, MD

Specialties:
Cancer Care, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
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Overview

J. Gregory Mears, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. After receiving a B.S. at Trinity College, Dr. Mears obtained an M.D. at The College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. He undertook his Internal Medicine residency at Boston University Medical Center and his Hematology-Medical Oncology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center.Dr. Mears' early career was research based and involved studies of the molecular genetics of disorders of hemoglobin as well as chronic myelogenous leukemia. For the past 25 years Dr. Mears has maintained a clinical practice caring for people with blood disorders with an emphasis on leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma. Dr. Mears has a strong clinical interest in women with breast cancer and is the Medical Director of the OctoberWoman Foundation.Additionally, Dr. Mears is pursuing clinical research in the fields of Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as well as breast cancer. He is also actively engaged in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Anemia, Iron Deficiency
  • Bleeding Disorder
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Sickle Cell Anemia

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
1978 Crompond Road
Suite G1
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

Cigna

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

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

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
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Medical Doctor (MD), New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Internship: Boston University Medical Center
  • Residency: Boston University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
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