Gail J. Roboz, M.D.
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Gail J. Roboz, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Gail J. Roboz, MD is professor of medicine and director of the Clinical and Translational Leukemia Program at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Dr. Roboz graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and received her medical degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and achieved the highest academic standing in the graduating class. She completed her internship in internal medicine at The Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and residency in internal medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Roboz completed her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Her research interests are in developmental therapeutics for acute leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative diseases. Dr. Roboz has served as the principal investigator on many clinical trials and has authored or coauthored numerous publications and abstracts. She sits on the editorial boards of and acts as a reviewer for several journals and has played an active role as a speaker and panelist at numerous regional, national, and international conferences.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology


  • AML (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative Disease
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Immunotherapy
  • Bone Marrow Failure
  • PNH (Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria)


Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology at New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1997-2000

Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1995-97

Internship: The Beth Israel Hospital, Boston 1994-95

Medical School: The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, 1994

Undergraduate: Yale University, 1990


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

1990   Summa cum laude, Yale University
           Distinction in the Major, Yale University

1992-94  Clerkship Honors, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine 
Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Community Medicine, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Medicine Sub-Internship, Pediatrics Sub-Internship

1993  Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Harold Elster Memorial Prize for Highest Academic Standing in the Graduating Class

1998  American Society of Hematology Travel Award

2001-04  The Lupin Foundation, Research Grant Awards

2005  Weill Cornell Physician Organization "“We Care" Award

2006  Research Grant Award, Myeloproliferative Disorders Foundation

2007, 2008  Research Grant Award, Katherine John Murphy Foundation

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  America's Top Doctors for Cancer  

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  Top Doctors New York Metro Area

Top Doctors: New York Metro Area: 18th Edition, 17th Edition, 16th Edition, 15th Edition

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  Castle Connolly Exceptional Women In Medicine

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021  New York Magazine Best Doctors, New York Magazine Top Hematologists

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Vitals Patients' Choice Award


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1994


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

AbbVie Inc.; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Celgene Corporation; Janssen Pharmaceutical Company; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Novartis Pharma AG; Pfizer, Inc.
Other Interest:
Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Amgen, Inc.; Bluebird Bio; Blueprint Medicines; GlaxoSmithKline; Jasper Therapeutics, Inc; Mesoblast, Inc.; Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Professional Services:
MEI Pharma, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Jazz Pharmaceuticals