Steven M. Sugarman, MD

About Me

I am a board-certified internist and medical oncologist who specializes in the care of patients with breast cancer. I practice at Memorial Sloan Kettering Commack, on Long Island, and am an active member of MSK’s Breast Cancer Disease Management Team, with whom I meet regularly to discuss treatment advances and patient care.

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My goal is to provide patients with the highest-quality medical care using both standard and investigational treatments. I participate in many of the clinical trials offered by the Breast Cancer Medicine Service aimed at improving patients’ outcomes, and I can enroll patients in studies in Commack or facilitate their entry into studies open only at MSK’s Manhattan location.

At MSK Commack, my colleagues and I collaborate closely to provide optimal care for breast cancer patients. Members of our multidisciplinary team include a surgeon, medical and radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, a social worker, a nutritionist, and lymphedema therapists.

I am also Medical Director of MSK Commack, where we focus on ensuring that patients with all types of tumors receive the most advanced oncology care available anywhere.

  • Clinical Expertise: General Medical Oncology; Breast Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, SUNY Downstate
  • Residencies: Internal Medicine - North Shore University Hospital/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Fellowships: Oncology/Hematology - University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

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Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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Most major health insurers offer plans that include MSK as one of their in-network providers. If MSK is in-network, it means all our doctors are too. Medicaid and New York State Medicare also provide benefits for care at MSK.

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