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Marc Rappaport DO
Specialties: Oncology & Hematology
Board Certified: Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine
Languages: English, Spanish
Medical School/Degree: Western University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Hospital Affiliations: St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital,Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Center
Prior Experience: Western Connecticut Medical Group, Danbury, CT
Residency: Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Internship: Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine , Bronx, NY
Fellowship: Oncology & Hematology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: University of Rochester
I treat all solid and liquid tumors and have a particular interest in breast, lung, GI, GYN, and Lymphoma.
Year Joined: 2015
What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?
My earliest memory is my father calling me Doc. As I grew up I only wanted to become a physician, so he really made an impression.
What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?
The doctor-patient relationship. This is the only field of medicine - oncology - which is unique because patients actually want to see their doctor.
How do you connect with your patients?
Communicate openly and talk to each other like people first. So important to learn about the whole person.
What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?
My family- wife and 4 children. Hobbies- Hockey, Tennis, Travel.
What is your advice for your patients?