Provider Profile

Mitchell K. Karten MD
Gender: Male
NPI: 1609838655
 
Language:
English



Physician Bio:
Dr. Mitchell K. Karten graduated from the Albany Medical College/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Six-year Biomedical Program in 1979. He then completed a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and was Chief Medical Resident in 1983. He went on to a Hematology-Medical Oncology Fellowship under Dr. Isadore Brodsky at Hahnemann Medical Center in Philadelphia, where in addition to taking part in retroviral research and treating solid tumors, he worked with the allogeneic bone marrow transplant unit for leukemia patients. He spent the next year at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx as a medical oncology fellow under the tutelage of Dr. Peter Wiernik, treating solid tumors and continuing his work in allogeneic transplant for leukemia and lymphoma. Dr. Karten underwent further training in Radiation Oncology in residency at New York University Hospital in New York Dr. Karten is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology. He has been in the radiation oncology division at NUMC since 1988 and has been Director of the Division of Radiation Oncology since 1992. At NUMC, Dr. Karten is a member of the Cancer Care and Radiation Safety Committees, as well as coordinator of the hospital tumor boards. He is an instructor for the Medical Oncology Fellowship at NUMC and deeply engaged in resident and medical student education. He is involved in patient care with an interest in solid tumors and lymphomas.




Specialties Education
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Medical School:
Internship:
Residency: New York University School of Medicine, New York NY
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY

Primary Office Additional Offices
2201 Hempstead Tpke
FPP Dept. of Radiology
East Meadow NY 11554
(516) 572-8722

Insurance Plans Accepted:
Affinity 
Cigna 
Wellcare 
United Health Care 
Pomco 
Oxford 
Multiplan (PHCS) 
Medicare 
Medicaid 
MagnaCare 
HIP 
GHI (PPO) 
Fidelis 
Empire United Health Care 
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 
HealthPlus - Empire BCBS 
Beech Street 
First Health (Coventry) 
HealthFirst 
Liberty Health Plan 
Community Plan (UHC) 
Tricare 
Local 1199