Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Scott Millman

Scott Millman, MD, PhD

Leukemia Specialist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Acute and Chronic Leukemias
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
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About Me

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

I am a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias. I care for patients who are admitted to Memorial Hospital, in Manhattan. Additionally, I am a member of the Sloan Kettering Institute and MSK Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, where I conduct research to better understand and develop novel therapies for acute leukemias.

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During my training as a physician-scientist, I benefited greatly from exposure to the exciting discoveries and breakthroughs that emerged in the cancer research field over the past decade. It is my goal to continue these efforts in the laboratory, specifically conducting research on the metabolism of blood cancer cells to develop new and better treatments for our patients. Our ambition is that these new approaches can quickly advance to clinical trials here at MSK.

A diagnosis of leukemia or the start of a new treatment can be a very challenging time for a patient and their family. When in the hospital, I strive to make sure that our treatment team — a dedicated group of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and support staff — is providing the best care possible. To me, that means not only delivering the highest quality medical treatment, but also removing some of the uncertainty from the process. I aim to review the rationales, logistics, and expectations for our therapies with each patient I meet. My hope is that the more effectively we communicate, the better experience our patients will have.

My Role at MSK

A leukemia specialist is a doctor with special training in diagnosing and treating leukemia.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Acute and Chronic Leukemias
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
  • Development of Novel Therapies for Leukemia
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, NYU School of Medicine
  • PhD, NYU School of Medicine

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)
  • Scholar Award, American Society of Hematology Research Training Award for Fellows, American Society of Hematology
  • Clinical Scholars Biomedical Research Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Fellowships

  • Medical Oncology - 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. Millman sees patients at one location.

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

My research uses genetics-based approaches to identify vulnerabilities related to the unique metabolism of blood cancer cells. It is through these efforts that I hope to advance novel therapeutic agents for clinical development.

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.

Scott Millman discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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