Memorial Sloan Kettering hematologic oncologist Oscar Lahoud

Oscar B. Lahoud, MD

Hematologic Oncologist

Clinical Expertise

Multiple Myeloma; Hematologic Malignancies; Stem Cell Transplantation; Targeted Therapies; Immune Therapies; Cancer-Related Emergencies

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About Me

Education

MD, University of Michigan Medical School

Residencies

Internal Medicine – Maimonides Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Fellowships

Hematology/Oncology – Maimonides Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Bone Marrow Transplant – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology

I am a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for people with blood cancers. I have particular expertise in treating lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma. Whenever possible, I offer my patients a wide spectrum of treatment options. This may include the most-advanced established treatment program or promising novel therapies, like immunotherapy. At MSK Commack and MSK Nassau, I help my patients access clinical trials so that residents of Long Island can receive the same level of cutting-edge care that makes MSK a leader in cancer care. I also see patients at the 64th Street Outpatient Center, in Manhattan.

When I came to MSK in 2012, I was a doctor in the Urgent Care Center. I cared for people who were experiencing a range of complications from their cancer and its treatments. I chose to focus my fellowship on hematologic oncology and blood and bone marrow stem cell transplantation. My experience taught me the importance of providing comprehensive care to people with blood cancers. I treat my patients as whole people, not just their disease.

MSK is leading the way in innovative treatments for blood cancers. I will be the lead researcher at MSK for multicenter trials focused on myeloma and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The goal of these trials will be to improve current standards of care for people with myeloma by incorporating the most-novel targeted therapies into their treatment regimen.

When I meet with patients, they are often concerned about the possible negative side effects of treatment. These concerns sometimes arise from information online or from a personal connection’s experience. I remind all my patients that their individual cancer is unique and that we will address it as such. We will work together to create a treatment plan that best fits their health status and life circumstances. Ultimately, I remind the people I care for that we are on the same team, aiming for the same goals.

I remind all my patients that their individual cancer is unique and that we will address it as such.

Dr. Lahoud

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Clinical Trials

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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.

Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

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