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39 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Kelsen is Average. Dr. Kelsen has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 2.0
Courteous Staff 3.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Kelsen, MD is board certified in Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diarrhea
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Small Cell Carcinoma)
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kelsen graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Gastrointestinal Cancer (Gastrointestinal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Neoplasm)
Rectal Cancer (Rectal Neoplasm)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach Cancer (Stomach Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2003 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Kelsen has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering 
  • Memorial Hospital For Cancer And Allied Diseases 


  • Russian
  • Mandarin
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • French
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • Cantonese
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. David Paul Kelsen MD is a male Oncologist , has 39 years of experience and practices in Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. David P. Kelsen practice?
Dr. David Kelsen has 1 office location.
Dr. David Kelsen practices Medical Oncology near New York, NY.
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