Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Jonathan Peled

Jonathan Peled, MD, PhD

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist & Cellular Therapist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (Bone Marrow Transplantation)
  • Cellular Therapy
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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Assistant Attending Physician
Get To Know Me

Please note that Dr. Peled’s clinical practice is dedicated to the care of hospitalized patients. He does not accept appointments.

I am a medical oncologist who specializes in bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapies for blood cancers, including leukemias, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, and lymphoma.

I have always been interested in biology, cancer, and the immune system. I chose a career in oncology because of the exciting developments ongoing in the field and the opportunity to form deep relationships with patients and their families. When caring for patients, I try to consider the patient’s and family’s needs holistically. I strive to pay attention to all the technical details without losing sight of the bigger picture — the patient’s goals, values, and quality of life.

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Bone marrow transplantation in particular is a powerful way to potentially cure cancers of the blood, and I am interested in how the transplanted immune system from the donor accomplishes this. One of the major problems in bone marrow transplantation is graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), a complication that can occur after a stem cell or bone marrow transplant. GVHD can happen when donor’s immune system attacks the patient’s organs. If we can find a way to reduce or eliminate this problem, many more patients could benefit from the cures that transplantation can offer. This is the motivation that drives the research I do alongside providing patient care.

I also run a laboratory that studies how the bacteria that live within our intestines — the microbiome —affect our immune system and the success of cancer immunotherapy.

I live in Westchester County with my wife and three sons and enjoy theater and tennis.

My Role at MSK

A bone marrow transplant specialist is a doctor with special training in bone marrow transplants.

A cellular therapy specialist is a doctor with special training in using cell therapies to treat health conditions such as cancer. Therapies can include chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (Bone Marrow Transplantation)
  • Cellular Therapy
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • Best Abstract Award, American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation (2016, 2018, and 2019)
  • Community Service Award, Medical Society of the State of New York (2010)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (2009)

Fellowships

  • Medical Oncology and Hematology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Insurance Information

Understanding your insurance options is an important part of managing your cancer care. We have relationships with many common healthcare providers and plans.

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

Don't see your carrier or plan? We can help you understand your coverage.

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.

Contact and Location

Dr. Peled sees patients at one location.

Office Phone
Location
New York, NY
1275 York Avenue New York NY 10065

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Colleagues

Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering work as teams, with specialists from all different areas. This allows us to consider all your needs together, and to give you the best possible care.

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Clinical Trials

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Find a Clinical Trial for You

Memorial Sloan Kettering's doctors and scientists are constantly developing new treatments for cancer. MSK is typically running hundreds of clinical trials at a given time.

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

View Dr. Peled's Lab

Peled JU, Gomes ALC, Devlin SM, Littmann ER, Taur Y, Sung AD, Weber D, Hashimoto D, Slingerland AE, Slingerland JB, Maloy M, Clurman AG, Stein-Thoeringer CK, Markey KA, Docampo MD, Burgos da Silva M, Khan N, Gessner A, Messina JA, Romero K, Lew MV, Bush A, Bohannon L, Brereton DG, Fontana E, Amoretti LA, Wright RJ, Armijo GK, Shono Y, Sanchez-Escamilla M, Castillo Flores N, Alarcon Tomas A, Lin RJ, Yáñez San Segundo L, Shah GL, Cho C, Scordo M, Politikos I, Hayasaka K, Hasegawa Y, Gyurkocza B, Ponce DM, Barker JN, Perales MA, Giralt SA, Jenq RR, Teshima T, Chao NJ, Holler E, Xavier JB, Pamer EG, van den Brink MRM. Microbiota as Predictor of Mortality in Allogeneic Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation. N Engl J Med. 2020 Feb 27;382(9):822-834. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1900623. PMID: 32101664; PMCID: PMC7534690.

Schluter J, Peled JU, Taylor BP, Markey KA, Smith M, Taur Y, Niehus R, Staffas A, Dai A, Fontana E, Amoretti LA, Wright RJ, Morjaria S, Fenelus M, Pessin MS, Chao NJ, Lew M, Bohannon L, Bush A, Sung AD, Hohl TM, Perales MA, van den Brink MRM, Xavier JB. The gut microbiota is associated with immune cell dynamics in humans. Nature. 2020 Dec;588(7837):303-307. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2971-8. Epub 2020 Nov 25. PMID: 33239790; PMCID: PMC7725892.

Khan N, Lindner S, Gomes ALC, Devlin SM, Shah GL, Sung AD, Sauter CS, Landau HJ, Dahi PB, Perales MA, Chung DJ, Lesokhin AM, Dai A, Clurman A, Slingerland JB, Slingerland AE, Brereton DG, Giardina PA, Maloy M, Armijo GK, Rondon-Clavo C, Fontana E, Bohannon L, Ramalingam S, Bush AT, Lew MV, Messina JA, Littmann E, Taur Y, Jenq RR, Chao NJ, Giralt S, Markey KA, Pamer EG, van den Brink MRM, Peled JU. Fecal microbiota diversity disruption and clinical outcomes after auto-HCT: a multicenter observational study. Blood. 2021 Mar 18;137(11):1527-1537. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020006923. PMID: 33512409; PMCID: PMC7976512.

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Stein-Thoeringer CK, Nichols KB, Lazrak A, Docampo MD, Slingerland AE, Slingerland JB, Clurman AG, Armijo G, Gomes ALC, Shono Y, Staffas A, Burgos da Silva M, Devlin SM, Markey KA, Bajic D, Pinedo R, Tsakmaklis A, Littmann ER, Pastore A, Taur Y, Monette S, Arcila ME, Pickard AJ, Maloy M, Wright RJ, Amoretti LA, Fontana E, Pham D, Jamal MA, Weber D, Sung AD, Hashimoto D, Scheid C, Xavier JB, Messina JA, Romero K, Lew M, Bush A, Bohannon L, Hayasaka K, Hasegawa Y, Vehreschild MJGT, Cross JR, Ponce DM, Perales MA, Giralt SA, Jenq RR, Teshima T, Holler E, Chao NJ, Pamer EG, Peled JU, van den Brink MRM. Lactose drives Enterococcus expansion to promote graft-versus-host disease. Science. 2019 Nov 29;366(6469):1143-1149. doi: 10.1126/science.aax3760. PMID: 31780560; PMCID: PMC7003985.

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Peled’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.

Jonathan Peled discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • CSL Behring
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Professional Services and Activities
  • French National Research Agency
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Keio University
    Professional Services and Activities
  • MaaT Pharma
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Postbiotics Plus Research, LLC
    Equity; Professional Services and Activities (Uncompensated)
  • Seres Therapeutics
    Intellectual Property Rights
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Professional Services and Activities
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Professional Services and Activities

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