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Markus Y Mapara, MD

Hematology
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Hematology, Cancer Care, Medical Oncology, Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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    Great West (National)
    EPO
    POS
    Medicare Managed Care
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    Medicare Managed Care
    Vytra
    HMO
    Medicaid Managed Care
    ConnectiCare
    Essential Plan
    POS
    EPO
    PPO
    Select Care (Exchange)
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Essential Plan
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Medicare Managed Care
    Medicare Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Leaf (Exchange)
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Railroad
    Traditional Medicare
    Multiplan
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Essential Plan
    HMO
    Quality Health Management
    Special Needs
    TRICARE
    Medicaid (Community Plan)
    Compass (Exchange)
    PPO
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    Medicare Managed Care
    Empire Plan
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    Oxford Liberty
    Oxford Freedom
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About Markus Y Mapara, MD


Dr. Mapara is Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and the Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT)/Cell Therapy Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Mapara graduated from the University of Heidelberg Medical School/Germany, and received his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the Universities of Heidelberg and the University Medical Center Charite of the Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany. In addition, he completed a research fellowship at the Transplantation Biology Research Center of the Massachusetts General Hospital at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. As Assistant Professor of Medicine, he headed the Hematologic Intensive Care Unit and served as deputy director of the Stem Cell Transplantation unit at the University Medical Center Charite in Berlin, Germany. Before coming to Columbia, Dr. Mapara was Associate Professor of Medicine (with tenure) at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and served as the Director of the Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program. Dr. Mapara specializes in the care of patients with sickle cell disease and certain blood cancers (Multiple Myeloma, Amyloidosis) undergoing bone marrow transplantation and gene therapy. His research is focused on developing novel approaches to make bone marrow transplantation and cell therapy safer for patients.


Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • German

Specialties & Expertise

  • Amyloidosis
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Gene Therapy
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Anemia

Education

  • Fellowship: Humboldt University, Faculty of Medicine (Germany)
  • Internship: University of Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Medical School: University of Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Residency: Humboldt University, Faculty of Medicine (Germany)

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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