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Howard Scher

Dr. Howard I. Scher , MD

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I am Chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service at the Sidney Kimmel Center for Urologic and Prostate Cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering and a board-certified medical oncologist with special expertise in treating men with advanced prostate cancer. Under my leadership, the Genitourinary Oncology Service program is dedicated to the treatment of prostate cancer, testicular cancer, bladder and upper-tract urothelial cancer, and kidney cancer. Our objective is to foster synergy between scientific research and clinical practice, and to ensure that promising scientific discoveries are used to develop new diagnostic tests and treatments for patients. For general information, call Memorial Sloan Kettering at 212-639-2000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To make an appointment, call us at 844-890-0973, Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM ET.
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1275 York Avenue
New York, NY, 10065


1275 York Avenue
New York,NY,10065
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted


  • Bladder Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer



  • Oncologist


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Graduated 1982
Bellevue Hospital Center
Graduated 1980
Medical School
New York University School of Medicine
Graduated 1976


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  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Emblem Medicare Advantage
  • EmblemHealth
  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth HMO
  • EmblemHealth POS
  • EmblemHealth PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plus
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmart Accel
  • HealthSmart HPO
  • HealthSmart HSPC
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey PPO
  • MagnaCare (Not those bought through the insurance exchanges/marketplace)
  • Medicaid NY (no Managed Care plans)
  • Medicaid NY Emblem Health (Formerly known as HIP)
  • Medicaid NY Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus (Formerly knows as Amerigroup)
  • Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering