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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(28)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Cheson is Good. Dr. Cheson has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
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Promptness 2.5
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Courteous Staff 4.1
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 3.6
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Spends Time with Me 3.6
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Follows Up After Visit 3.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD is board certified in Hematology.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • B-Cell Lymphoma (CBCL)
  • Bone Marrow and Lymphatic Tissue Cancer (Hematologic Neoplasm)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Radioimmunotherapy

Education & Awards

Dr. Cheson graduated from Tufts University, Boston. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Marrow and Lymphatic Tissue Cancer (Hematologic Neoplasm)
Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
Neoplasms
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Cheson has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Georgetown University Hospital 
  • Howard University Hospital 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Bruce David Cheson MD is a male Hematologist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Hematology.
Where does Dr. Bruce D. Cheson practice?
Dr. Bruce Cheson has 1 office location.
Dr. Bruce Cheson practices Hematology near Washington, DC.
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