Hospitals: 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
Languages: English, Spanish
Dr. Jeff Vacirca
CREDENTIALS: M.D. , FACP , CEO
Jeffrey Vacirca, MD, FACP is a board certified hematologist and oncologist at New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, where he serves as CEO and managing partner. His specialties include breast cancer, prostate cancer, and complicated cancers.
Currently, Dr. Vacirca is the president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), medical director for Amerisource Bergen specialty group, a Scientific Advisory Board Member for Caris Life Sciences, president and co-founder of National Translational Research Group, and serves as a medical board advisor for Flatiron Health, located in New York City. Additionally, he is the vice-chairmen of the board for Odonate Therapeutics, a company dedicated to the development of best-in-class therapeutics that improve and extend the lives of patients with cancer. 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. Long Island Association for Aids Care also honored him, where by serving as a consulting physician, he enables LIAAC’s staff to bring state of the art HIV testing to New York.
Dr. Vacirca received his bachelor degree from the University at Albany and his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. 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.
Dr. Vacirca has authored numerous articles on cancer treatment and currently is the Director of Clinical Research at New York Cancer & Blood 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.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
FACP State University of New York at Stony Brook
Residency State University of New York at Stony Brook
Medical School St. George's University School of Medicine
COLLEGE State University of New York at Albany