Memorial Sloan Kettering hospitalist Amare Assefa

Amare Assefa, MD

Hospitalist

Clinical Expertise

General Internal Medicine; Treatment of Inpatient Oncologic Issues

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About Me

Education

MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

Residencies

Internal Medicine - Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine

I am a hospitalist who cares for people admitted to Memorial Hospital, in Manhattan. I use evidence-based medicine and compassionate care to treat many general medical problems and complications of cancer and its treatments. I work predominately as a nocturnist, admitting patients and caring for people staying in the hospital for extended periods. 

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I chose a career in internal medicine because it allows me to care for the complete body. I also have the opportunity to develop close relationships with my patients and their loved ones. Treating oncologic issues, in particular, requires effective communication and a strong patient-physician relationship, which I value.

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

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Amare Assefa discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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