Alina Markova

Alina Markova, MD

Dermatologist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Dermatologic Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Cutaneous Graft-Versus-Host Disease
  • Radiation Dermatitis

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Director, Inpatient Consultative Dermatology
  • Co-Director, Adult and Pediatric Multidisciplinary Graft-Versus-Host Disease Clinics
  • Clinical Director, Dermatology Service
Get To Know Me

I am a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in treating skin conditions resulting from bone marrow transplantation (BMT). My outpatient clinical practice is devoted to caring for people affected by graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) of the skin.

I also specialize in treating people who develop skin, hair, and nail conditions as a side effect of their cancer treatment, and people with cancerous wounds.

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As Co-Director of the Multidisciplinary GVHD Clinic with the BMT Service, I partner with oncologists, hematologists, nurses, and other experts to provide our patients with comprehensive care to effectively address their symptoms. I also have the privilege of leading the Inpatient Dermatology Service, where we provide high-quality dermatology care to people who have been admitted to the hospital.

My Role at MSK

A dermatologist is a doctor with special training in skin, hair, and nails.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Dermatologic Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Cutaneous Graft-Versus-Host Disease
  • Radiation Dermatitis
  • Wounds
  • Inpatient Dermatology
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University

Residencies

  • Dermatology - Boston University Department of Dermatology/Boston Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Research Grant Recipient, Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2022)
  • 40 Under 40 in Cancer Award, sponsored by The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC), The Alliance for Innovation in Integrated Healthcare (AIIH), Upstream Partners, The National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA), and Swim Across America (2022)
  • Robert Hirschhorn Award, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2022)
  • Incyte Ingenuity Award, Incyte Corporation (2022)
  • Medical Dermatology Career Development Award, Dermatology Foundation (2017-2020)

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Insurance Information

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Aetna

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (MTA retirees only)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Carrum Health

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

Cigna

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

MSK has a tentative agreement with Cigna to continue coverage in 2024.

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Fidelis

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

First Health

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Healthfirst

In Network Coverage Type
EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

In Network Coverage Type
PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Magnacare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO

Straight NJ Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

In Network Coverage Type
Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

MVP

In Network Coverage Type
PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

In Network Coverage Type
TBD

Oscar

In Network Coverage Type
HMO/EPO

Oxford

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Qualcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

UMR

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS

United Healthcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

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If you don't have health insurance or are worried that your care may not be fully covered, our financial assistance programs may be able to help.

If you have questions about insurance, call us at 646-497-9176.

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Contact and Location

Dr. Markova sees patients at one location.

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New York, NY

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Colleagues

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Clinical Trials

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You may be able to participate in a clinical trial even if you are new to MSK. Search our online directory to find trial information and see more about who can participate.

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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Markova’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Alina Markova discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • ADC Therapeutics
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Alira Health Clinical, LLC
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Blueprint Medicines
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Professional Services and Activities
  • OnQuality Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc.
    Professional Services and Activities
  • UptoDate
    Intellectual Property Rights

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The information published here is for a specific annual disclosure period. There may be differences between information on this and other public sites as a result of different reporting periods and/or the various ways relationships and financial interests are categorized by organizations that publish such data.


This page and data include information for a specific MSK annual disclosure period (January 1, 2022 through disclosure submission in spring 2023). This data reflects interests that may or may not still exist. This data is updated annually.

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