Dr. Engracio Cortes is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine / Oncology. He chaired the the Institutional Review Board (IRB) from 1987-2002 and became the Director of Oncology Research in 1998. Dr. Cortes was involved in clinical studies in lung cancer, breast cancer and head and neck, gynecologic and gastrointestinal malignancies, with past support from National Cancer Institute, Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) and pharmaceutical companies.He also became a Traveling Oncology Consultant for Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1978. Dr. Cortes, more than any other individual had also been known to have introduced and pursued the importance of Adriamycin in the treatment of osteosarcoma.


Years Experience: 55

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Dr. Cortes's Specialties

Dr. Cortes's Education & Training

Medical School
Far Eastern University,University Of The Philippines; Graduated 1964


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Dr. Cortes's Accepted Insurance

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  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan

Dr. Cortes's Office Information & Appointments


New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS)

20020 44th Ave Fl 1
Bayside, NY 11361

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Tel: (888) 769-0535

Fax: (718) 279-9103

Practice Website: nycancer.com/doctors/engracio_cortes

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

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