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Oncology Specialist (cancer)
29 years of experience
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Epidemiology
  • Germ Cell Cancer (Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasm)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Oral Cavity and the Oropharynx Cancer (Oropharyngeal Neoplasm)
  • Salivary Gland Cancer (Salivary Gland Neoplasm)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Throat Cancer (Laryngeal Neoplasm)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Pfister graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Head and Neck Cancer (Head and Neck Neoplasm)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Pfister has 2 hospital affiliations:

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


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

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Dr. David G Pfister MD is a male Oncologist , has 29 years of experience and practices in Medical Oncology.
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Dr. David Pfister practices Medical Oncology near New York, NY.
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