Cynthia G. Leichman, MD

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

gastrointestinal cancer, liver cancer, rectal cancer, gallbladder cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, esophageal cancer, colon cancer
Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Pancreatic Cancer, Esophageal Cancer



  • Professor, Department of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • AB Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)
  • AB Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • 2012
  • MD from Wayne State University
  • 1983
  • Fellowship, Wayne State University, Medical Oncology


Locations and Appointments

63 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Medical Oncology Associates
160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-731-5725

NYU Medical Oncology Associates
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-652-1922

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  • Significantly Worse Colostomy-Free Survival in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive Patients After Definitive Chemoradiation for Anal Cancer

    Grew, D; Bitterman, D; Leichman, C; Leichman, L; Du, K 2014 SEP 1; S398-S399, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics — id: 1313762, year: 2014, page: S398
  • Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Small Cell Rectal Cancer: Analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Data

    Hsu, H. C. ; Leichman, C. G. ; Du, K. L. 2013 OCT 1; S188-S188, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics — id: 657462, year: 2013, page: S188
  • Neoadjuvant Doxorubicin/Cyclophosphamide Followed by Ixabepilone or Paclitaxel in Early Stage Breast Cancer and Evaluation of betaIII-Tubulin Expression as a Predictive Marker

    Saura, Cristina; Tseng, Ling-Ming; Chan, Stephen; Chacko, Raju T; Campone, Mario; Manikhas, Alexy; Nag, Shona M; Leichman, Cynthia G; Dasappa, Lokanatha; Fasching, Peter A; Hurtado de Mendoza, Fernando; Symmans, W Fraser; Liu, David; Mukhopadhyay, Pralay; Horak, Christine; Xing, Guan; Pusztai, Lajos 2013; 787-794, Oncologist — id: 490082, year: 2013, page: 787, stat: Journal Article
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