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Why choose us

At Northwell Health Cancer Institute, you have access to a full range of leading-edge hematology and medical oncology services and support programs. Our nationally distinguished hematologists and medical oncologists provide personalized, integrated care for all types of cancers, ranging from common cancers, such as lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancers to far less common cancers like myelodysplastic syndrome and sarcomas. We're also actively involved in cancer research so you can benefit from the latest therapies.

Hematology and medical oncology services are offered at locations across Long Island, Manhattan, Staten Island and Westchester.

Our team is in your corner

Together, we strive to provide the best possible outcome for you. As a patient, you will be assigned an experienced hematologist/medical oncologist. Your dedicated, multidisciplinary care team may also include:

  • A physician assistant or oncology nurse
  • Genetic counselor
  • Social worker
  • Nutrition expert
  • Additional support staff

In addition to this team, we also offer support groups and a cancer survivorship program.

Research & clinical trials

You may be able to participate in one of our numerous clinical trials, including studies initiated by our physicians and those offered by organizations affiliated with the National Cancer Institute. We’ll discuss what options may be available and/or beneficial for you.

View our clinical trials


Wasif M. Saif, MD

Deputy Physician in Chief - Northwell Health Cancer Institute,

Specialties: Medical Oncology

Craig E. Devoe, MD

Chief - Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Chief - Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Hematology, Medical Oncology
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