Wendy L. Schaffer, MD, PhD

About Me

I am a clinical cardiologist who specializes in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. I have a particular interest in the interface between cardiovascular disease and cancer.

  • Clinical Expertise: Clinical Cardiology; Echocardiography; Nuclear Cardiology
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Weill Cornell Medical College; PhD, Columbia University
  • Residencies: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Nuclear Cardiology; Echocardiography

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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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