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Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Dr. Helen Shum is a Board Certified Physician in the areas of Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology.

Dr. Shum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Brandeis University in Massachusetts while minoring in Anthropology and Biochemistry. After her undergraduate studies, she attended Drexel University College of Medicine in Pennsylvania where she received her Medical Degree. She completed her Internal Medicine internship and residency at Brown University and went on to complete her fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center.

During her training, Dr. Shum has participated in basic science research at Cornell University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the New York Blood Center. She also co-authored several publications on various topics in clinical oncology. Since completing her training, Dr. Shum has treated patients with a wide variety of hematologic and oncologic disorders in Manhasset, New York. She is thrilled to be returning to Queens to continue to serve her community alongside other medical professionals at New York Cancer & Blood Specialists.

Credentials:  M.D.
Education & Training
   FACP:    Montefiore Medical Center
   Residency:    Brown University
   Medical School:    Drexel University College of Medicine
   College:    Brandeis University

Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Glen Cove Hospital
Huntington Hospital
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
Mount Sinai Queens
NSLIJ-New Hyde Park
New York Presbyterian-Queens
Plainview Hospital
St. Francis Hospital

Patient Reviews

  • "At my appointment with Dr. Helen Shum, I was well attended to, I was able to share my concerns. I really feel that I received excellent treatment."
      from Siulartor 5.0 Stars - (2024-05-17)
  • "They are very nice and take care of my anxieties and concerns."
      from alisa 5.0 Stars - (2024-05-17)
  • "Dr.Shum is one excellent physician.Explains everything and has a fantastic bedside manner.Hands down would absolutely recommend her to anyone in need."
      from joseph 5.0 Stars - (2024-05-16)
  • "She doesn't show up for appointments and sends her impolite nurse that calls you crazy."
      from Joan 1.0 Stars - (2024-05-03)
  • "Very friendly people in the office, fast service."
      from Anna 5.0 Stars - (2024-05-02)
  • "Dr. Shum is amazing, kind, super knowledgeable and highly gifted in her field. She cares about her patients as a care giver and even more as a person. If you are searching for a care giver in this medical field, don’t think twice, go see Dr Helen Shum. Ronen Avramov"
      from Ronen 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-26)
  • "I really enjoyed my experience with Dr. Shum. She brought my health back to normalcy in a time where I was afraid for my life. I highly recommend her 10/10. Dr. Shum is extremely thoughtful and compassionate. She's highly skilled and knowledgeable in her field. Her new office location in fresh meadows has a very friendly staff."
      from Raymond 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-25)
  • "The Best Dr., the best Nurses, the best of everything! Don't waste your time looking elsewhere. Your care will never be better. This is a strong smart team that works for you."
      from Vartan 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-19)
  • "I met with a nurse practioner who was knowledgeable about my health history and current lab results. She was attentive and clear with her feedback and direction. I felt comfortable and trusted her."
      from Doretha 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-17)
  • "Everyone is so nice, sweet and accommodating! Just what patients need…like a breath of fresh air! Janet at reception went beyond to make sure I got what I needed. Np HyunJung Pak notices every detail! Even my hair and she last saw me in October of 2023! She explains everything, no matter how many questions I have. I left there smiling ear to ear. The epitome of patient care! Every delaul of my visit,including the labs was ideal for me!!!"
      from Shanna 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-13)