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Jeffrey Vacirca, MD, FACP is a triple board certified oncologist at the New York Cancer Specialists on East Setauket, New York where he serves as CEO and managing partner. His specialties include breast cancer, prostate cancer, and complicated cancers.
Currently, Dr. Vacirca is the vice president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), the strategic advisor and medical director for Amerisource Bergen specialty group, and is on the Excel Advisory Panel to the International Oncology Network. He has been the recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt award for outstanding dedication to patient care and has been named in Newsday’s Top Doctors. He serves at a local hospital as the president of Mather Memorial Hospital’s PHO, sits on the Breast Cancer Leadership Committee at Mather Memorial Hospital, as well as chairman for the Managed Care Committee for Long Island Health Network PHO. Dr Vacirca is the co-founder and president for National Translational Research group and holds a position for Caris Life Sciences as a Scientific Advisory Board Member. Long Island Aids Care also honored him where by serving as a consulting physician, he enables LIAC’s staff to bring state of the art HIV testing to disenfranchised Long Islanders. He recently expanded his efforts to serve as a medical board advisor for Flatiron Health, located in New York City.
Dr. Vacirca received his bachelor degree from the University at Albany and his medical degree from St. George’s University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine along with his fellowships in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Stony Brook University Hospital and in his final year of training was named Chief Fellow.
His academic appointments include Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Outpatient Oncology Services at Stony Brook University Hospital.
Dr. Vacirca has authored numerous articles on cancer treatment and currently is the Director of Clinical Research at New York Cancer Specialists. He has published multiple research studies and implemented the Prostate Cancer Vaccine Therapy Center on Long Island, New York, and is a national speaker on both breast and prostate cancer. Port Jefferson Medical Oncology, Patchogue Medical Oncology, Setauket Medical Oncology John T Mather Memorial Hospital, St. Catherine Of Siena Medical Center, University Hospital at Stony Brook, St. Charles Hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Southside Hospital