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Languages: English, Hebrew, Yiddish

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Dr. Retter is a physician at the Eastchester Center for Cancer Care, a division of New York Cancer & Blood Specialists. He is an accomplished oncologist and hematologist with numerous publications, his most recent regarding his work with prostate cancer and antiangiogenesis. Dr. Retter brings his clinical research expertise to expand Eastchester Center for Cancer Care, a division of New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, and use that expertise to expand the clinical research infrastructure. Dr. Retter earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1999 and performed his residency training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and completed a combined Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Credentials:  M.D.
Education & Training
   FACP:    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
   Residency:    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital
   Medical School:    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
   College:    City University of New York at Brooklyn College


Patient Reviews

  • "My routine visit at Dr. Retter's office was a pleasant one. I was seen by his assistant Jennifer, who treated me with respect and professionalism, and answered all my health-related questions. I am grateful to have a team monitoring my potential health despite having a low-pay insurance coverage."
      from Mio 4.0 Stars - (2024-04-12)
  • "Everyone was very professional and kind. Also I didn't have to wait long to be taken care of, which I really appreciated. Great service."
      from Sonia 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-10)
  • "Dr. Retter has been my Dr. for 18 years he has been my savior will not change him for any other Dr. God bless him, we need more Doctors like him."
      from Alma 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-09)
  • "Everyone one you come in contact with is kind, pleasant just plain nice."
      from clara 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-05)
  • "Doctor Retter is an excellent doctor. The cancer treatment that he gave my dad has worked a lot for him. All of his office staff is very pleasant. It is very easy for a person who doesn't speak English to communicate, because I lot of his staff speak Spanish. I am very satisfied with the services that my dad receives there. I highly recommend Dr. Retter."
      from Ana 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-04)
  • "Absolutely, can't find a single word to express my experience. However, it didn't hurt,oopps,needles and blood whenever and wherever is a thing for me.THAT wasn't as bad as it could have been. Easy,cordial, QUICK,and lots of good manners and assistance all around. I forgot to be nervous. Results in a jiffy from doctor.Thank God I got a good nod.....So good nod to this visit from start to finish."
      from Jacquie 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-04)
  • "Everyone was very pleasant and helpful the staff cares about our well-being at the Center"
      from Patrick 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-25)
  • "The front desk staff are friendly and inviting. Everyone from my doctor, his staff, people in blood work to check out staff are professional and respectful."
      from Sheena 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-16)
  • "EXCELLENT DR AVI RETTER MD bronx Cancer and blood of New York very professional staffand love going there to this place # 1 ..."
      from R 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-02)
  • "Great Dr very detailed"
      from Philip 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-24)