Sylvia Adams, MD

  • Specialties: Solid Tumors, Oncology
  • Languages: English, German
  • Phone: 212-731-5795

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

breast cancer, immunotherapy, cancer chemotherapy, cancer hormonal therapy, cancer screening, prevention of cancer


  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology), 2013
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Hematology Oncology, 2003
  • Residency, Winthrop University Hospital, Medicine, 2000
  • MD from Friedrich Schiller University, 1995

Locations and Appointments

65 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • 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 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)
  • Hotel Trades
  • 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
  • UPN Elite
  • 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: 212-731-5795

NYU Medical Oncology Associates

550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-652-1922

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  • Local radiotherapy and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor to generate abscopal responses in patients with metastatic solid tumours: a proof-of-principle trial

    Golden, Encouse B; Chhabra, Arpit; Chachoua, Abraham; Adams, Sylvia; Donach, Martin; Fenton-Kerimian, Maria; Friedman, Kent; Ponzo, Fabio; Babb, James S; Goldberg, Judith; Demaria, Sandra; Formenti, Silvia C
    Lancet oncology. 2015 Jul. 16 (7): 795-803

  • Primary large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast, a case report with an unusual clinical course

    Janosky, Maxwell; Bian, Jessica; Dhage, Shubhada; Levine, Jamie; Silverman, Joshua; Jors, Kathryn; Moy, Linda; Cangiarella, Joan; Muggia, Franco; Adams, Sylvia
    Breast journal. 2015 May. 21 (3): 303-307

  • Resiquimod as an Immunologic Adjuvant for NY-ESO-1 Protein Vaccination in Patients with High Risk Melanoma

    Lubong Sabado, Rachel; Pavlick, Anna; Gnjatic, Sacha; Cruz, Crystal M; Vengco, Isabelita; Hasan, Farah; Spadaccia, Meredith; Darvishian, Farbod; Chiriboga, Luis; Holman, Rose Marie; Escalon, Juliet; Muren, Caroline; Escano, Crystal; Yepes, Ethel; Sharpe, Dunbar; Vasilakos, John P; Rolnitzky, Linda; Goldberg, Judith D; Mandeli, John P; Adams, Sylvia; Jungbluth, Achim A; Pan, Linda; Venhaus, Ralph; Ott, Patrick A; Bhardwaj, Nina
    Cancer immunology research. 2015 Jan. 3 (3): 278-287

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