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Dr. Helen Shum, MD

Oncologist, Internist, Hematologist

Professional statement

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.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Hematologist
  • Oncologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Hematology (Internal Medicine)
  • Medical Oncology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Drexel University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Brown University, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Brown University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1821227273

Office locations

New York Cancer & Blood Specialist

45-64 Francis Lewis Blvd, Suite 202

Bayside, NY 11361

New York Cancer & Blood Specialist

2330 Eastchester Rd

Bronx, NY 10469

New York Cancer & Blood Specialist

Babylon

72 E Main St

Babylon, NY 11702

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True angel.
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She was excellent and knowledgeable!! Made me feel super comfortable!!!
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Wonderful doctor. Able to see me at the last minute and ally my fears that I had something serious going on. Listens well, and offers knowledgeable and educated opinions. Nice staff and office.
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The staff was great. They were very respectful and fun to talk to. I was brought in almost immediately. DR. Shum was very nice, informative and helpful. She informed me on everything that was asked and did not leave out thingsto help better my health. This was definitely a great place to get checked out.
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Dr. Shum was friendly and professional. She took the time to explain everything and answered all my questions and concerns patiently. I would recommend seeing her.
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I loved it here. Office was clean and quiet. Staff was helpful and kind. Nurses who saw me and took my vitals were quick and professional. No pain during my blood drawing. Doctor was very informative and reassuring! Top notch placeand they accept my insurance! Thank you very much
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She was very informative, she knew what she was talking about and she took her time and did not rush.
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Awesome first visit. Office staff are great. Thank you.
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I loved the visit with Dr. Shum. She is very professional and she cares about her patients and she is very friendly.
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Dr. Shum is so thorough, kind, and professional. I can not recommend her enough. Everyone in the office is friendly as well! Great experience.
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Dr. Shum made the visit extremely welcoming. She sat down and listened to my concerns and was interested in extended family history to develop any links within generations. I felt safe coming to her to have my blood tested
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I've seen her twice and I am confident with her knowledge. Her bedsude manner is very reassuring. I was pretty sick my first visit, even though I am still not out of the woods I feel better than my first visitand am able to respond to the questionnaire. I was not able to do so last week. Whst a diffetence a week makes. 7/20/18, 12 noon and 7/27/18, 10:45 am.
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Dr.Shum was very patient and thorough in her exam!She had a professional and soothing personality!I was never rushed and everything was explained in clear,easy to understand terms!She constantly asked if I had any questions!
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Excellent doctor, super professional! Really took the time to explain things to me in a way that I understood. Answered all my questions and made me feel included in the process. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I’m very happy that I found them. Two thumbs up for sure.
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