Joshua Honeyman

Joshua Honeyman, MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Pediatric Solid Tumors

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About Me

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

I am a pediatric general surgeon specializing in the surgical care of children with cancer ranging from infancy to young adulthood. In collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of experts, I focus on providing the best possible care to your child, incorporating novel treatments and minimally invasive surgical approaches when appropriate.  

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I use a range of minimally invasive and open surgical techniques to diagnose and treat a variety of tumors and cancer types. I perform minimally invasive surgery whenever it is safe and appropriate to do so, to help children safely and quickly return to their daily activities. Minimally invasive surgery uses smaller incisions than traditional surgery, and patients can experience less pain and a faster recovery with these approaches. Some of these minimally invasive procedures include laparoscopy (which uses a camera and small incisions to see the inside of the abdomen and the pelvis), thoracoscopy (also called video-assisted thoracic surgery, or VATS, which uses a camera and small incisions to perform procedures in the chest), and endoscopy (which uses a camera on a small tube to see inside the esophagus, stomach, lungs, and intestine, without making an incision).

I am passionate about ensuring that patients receive the best possible care in a collaborative, multidisciplinary setting. To that end, I strive to support patients and their families through one of the most difficult experiences of their lives. I was first drawn to a career in medicine after cancer impacted my family, and I hope to provide my patients the same care and support that my family needed during those challenging times. When I meet with patients and their families, I take time to understand their story, discuss the details of the disease, review the treatment options, and develop a care plan that works for them. I understand that every patient is unique and requires a personalized approach to care.

In addition to my clinical work, I am an active researcher. I study the mechanisms underlying the development of pediatric solid tumors and use these findings to identify new therapeutic approaches. In addition to my basic science research, I am interested in clinical research questions related to outcomes in pediatric surgical oncology, quality improvement, and health disparities. I am also committed to clinical education and training the next generation of surgeons and researchers.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Residencies

  • General Surgery, Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Fellowships

  • Pediatric Surgery - Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

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 (City of NY retirees only, starting 9/1/23)

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

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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Contact and Location

Dr. Honeyman sees patients at one location.

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

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Colleagues

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Clinical Trials

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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

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

Joshua Honeyman discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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