Ramsey Asmar, MD, Joins NYCBS in Brooklyn
New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the nation’s leading oncology practices, is proud to announce the addition of board-certified hematologist-oncologist Ramsey Asmar, MD. He will practice at 2236 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205.
“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Asmar to our practice,” said Jeff Vacirca, MD, CEO of NYCBS. “He provides a great blend of top-notch clinical education and knowledge with a strong passion for providing community-based care and will be a great addition to our team of physicians in Brooklyn.”
Dr. Asmar is dedicated to providing the highest quality, patient-centric care with great compassion. He treats all cancer types and blood disorders, with a focus on lung cancer and gastrointestinal malignancies.
When asked about his approach to patient care, Dr. Asmar said, “I take time to answer all questions thoroughly and honestly. I help the patient feel comfortable and always remain accessible — a cancer patient should never have difficulty reaching their oncologist.”
Dr. Asmar earned his undergraduate degree at Stanford University. He then attended Wayne State University Medical School, graduating with distinction. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Michigan. During his four years on the clinical faculty at Michigan. During his four years on the clinical faculty at Michigan, he served as the Director of their Hematology Hospitalist program.
Dr. Asmar completed his Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital. While at Columbia, he authored several peer-reviewed articles, helped design clinical trials, and led various research initiatives for novel strategies in the treatment of lung cancer.
“I’m thrilled to have this amazing opportunity,” Dr. Asmar said. “NYCBS has the leadership, infrastructure, and resources necessary to provide cutting-edge cancer treatment. Having lived and worked in Brooklyn for several years, I am particularly excited to be a part of the new Cancer Center in the underserved Flatbush neighborhood. With this type of state-of-the-art facility, I believe we can provide the high-level oncologic care that the borough of Brooklyn very much needs and deserves.”
To make an appointment with Dr. Asmar, please call 718-406-9454.