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Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Victoria Shklar, MD, is a hematologist-oncologist dedicated to advocating for her patients and guiding them through the challenges of their journey. Understanding that every person is different with a unique disease and constellation of health concerns, Dr. Shklar provides personalized care encompassing her patients' physical, mental, and emotional needs.

While obtaining an undergraduate degree in Genetics at Rutgers University, Dr. Shklar became involved in scientific research at molecular biology laboratories. After graduating she continued her study at Princeton University. Later, Dr. Shklar transitioned to clinical research at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where she witnessed the tailoring of new research and clinical trials to individual cases. She saw how research on a molecular level has the potential to aid our understanding of disease and improve treatment, which inspired her to pursue medicine.

Dr. Shklar received her medical degree at the Sackler School of Medicine-Tel Aviv University. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital and was named Chief Resident in Quality and Safety at the Northport VA Medical Center. Following residency, she completed her Hematology-Oncology Fellowship with New York Cancer & Blood Specialists’ joint fellowship program with John T. Mather Memorial Hospital-Northwell. Dr. Shklar has experience in scholarly activities with publications and poster presentations. She has been involved in the growing field of cardio-oncology by establishing the first cardio-oncology database at Stony Brook University Hospital and subsequently co-authoring a chapter on cancer therapies and cardiac dysfunction in a heart failure textbook.

Dr. Shklar has worked with diverse patients and healthcare professionals in the U.S. and internationally. Her clinical practice covers a broad range of hematological and oncological disorders, but she is particularly interested in breast and gastrointestinal cancers.

She speaks English, Russian, and conversational Hebrew.

Credentials:  MD
Education & Training
   Residency:    Stony Brook University Hospital
   Medical School:    Sackler School of Medicine-Tel Aviv University

Patient Reviews

  • "Dr shklar was very informative and knowledgeable.Helpinh me to address my health issues. The office was clean and efficient. Staff was polite and helpful. I'm so glad to find professional care. Thanks again for giving me the resources to make the right decision."
      from Arthur 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-09)
  • "Very caring educated dr. I completely trust dr sklarr"
      from Theresa 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-15)
  • "Great, very pleasant visit."
      from Ruby 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-14)
  • "I am bedridden, so my remote visit worked great. I am so weak, I can't physically get there without moving heaven and earth."
      from Francis 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-05)
  • "Dr. Shklar was friendly and insightful. She has a game plan for taking care of my problem. I would recommend her to anyone needing a hemotologist."
      from joan 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-27)
  • "I met Dr Shklar for my mom's cancer development. She greeted us with warm smile and she was very kind and explained thoroughly what my mom has to do next. So glad we met this wonderful & caring doctor."
      from Jenni 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-22)
  • "She is very nice dr"
      from Farrukh 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-15)
  • "Needed a good hematologist, Dr Shklar was/is way beyond my expectations. Attentive, proactive, her care gives me reasons to relax. I highly recommend her."
      from Marcus 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-07)
  • "Dr Victoria Shklar is a good and professional doctor,I feel I’m in good hands. She is very concerned for my health and very helpful"
      from Joseph 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-07)
  • "She is awesome"
      from TRISHITA 5.0 Stars - (2024-01-31)