In a borough that sees the highest incidents of cancer in New York City, triggered the implementation of a yearlong study by NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Dr. Skaradinskiy brings specialized care in urologic and gastrointestinal cancers – offering expanded treatment in testicular cancer to bladder cancer and kidney cancer – some of the more common cancer in men, according to the National Cancer Institute.
“With demands growing on Staten Island, we recognize the need to increase our medical oncology and hematology division. Dr. Skaradinskiy will be one of seven adult doctors dedicated to providing highly individualized medical attention to each patient,” said Terenig Terjanian, MD, director of Hematology/Oncology at SIUH.
In the most recent available data, colorectal cancer rates on Staten Island are noticeably higher than both city and state rates, according to NYS Department of Health statistics.
Dr. Skaradinskiy will build on the success of the Oncology team by maintaining the hospital’s high standards set forth by the Commission on Cancer, as recipients of the Outstanding Achievement Award.
Dr. Skaradinskiy comes to SIUH from Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, where he acted as Chief for the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Skaradinskiy is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine, and has numerous publications to his credit. He received his Masters from the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and his Doctorate at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NY Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York.
After receiving the ‘Best Resident of the Year Award’, Dr. Skaradinskiy completed his fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology, and Geriatric Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He acts as Clinical Instructor for the Department of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and previously for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Over the years, he has participated with several professional memberships including American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, and New York Academy of Science.
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