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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
    • Specialty
    • Hematology-Oncology
    • Languages
    • English
    • Urdu (Pakistan)
    • Indian (Hindi)
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Phone
    • The Ruttenberg Treatment Center 212-241-7873

Afshan Malik, MD is a medical oncologist caring for people with Multiple Myeloma and other cancer and blood disorders.

The Tisch Cancer Institute. Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029 Ruttenberg Treatment Center 1470 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029 Ph: 212-241-7873

Mailing: One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1079 New York, NY 10029

Insurance Plans accepted: please call to verify.

Languages Spoken: English, Urdu / Hindi

Clinical Expertise: Multiple Myeloma Hematology

Residencies: Residency: Internal Medicine – 07/01/2006 – 06/30/2008 - PGY2-3 Lenox Hill Hospital 100 East 77th Street, NY, NY, 10075 Residency: Internal Medicine – 07/01/2005 – 06/30/2006 - PGY1 The Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center One Brookdale Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11212

Fellowships: Fellowship Hematology Oncology – 07/01/2008 – 06/30/2011- Lenox Hill Hospital 100 East 77th Street, NY, NY, 10075

Education: Medical School: - Rawalpindi Medical College , Pakistan

Licensure: NY State

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Institutional Affiliations: Assistant Professor Jan 2017 - Present Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology The Tisch Cancer Institute Mount Sinai Hospital; Icahn School of Medicine One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1079 New York, NY 10029 Attending Physician- 2012 - 2016- Center for Cancer Care, White Plains Hospital. 2 Longview Ave #300, White Plains, NY 10601 Ph: 914-684-2779 Attending Physician - 2011-2012- New York Methodist Hospital Member New York Presbyterian Healthcare system, Affiliate Weill Cornell Medical College. 506 Sixth Street Brooklyn, NY 11215

Research Interests: Immunotherapy, Multiple Myeloma

Publications: • Malik A, Misbah S, Spaccavento C, Yudelman I: Is there an association between 5- Azacitidine and ototoxicity? Letter to the editor Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. March, 2010 • Cooper M, Malik A and Spaccavento M: Malignant melanoma with the bone marrow carcinomatosis. ASH Image Bank June, 2010 • Spaccavento C, Ivan E and Malik A: An overwhelming case of malaria in New York City. ASH Image Bank. December, 2009 • Malik A and Levine RL: The First Case Report of APL (Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia) in An HIV Positive Patient On (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy) Treated with Arsenic Trioxide. Blood (51st ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), December, 2009. 114: 4166. •Malik A, Spaccavento C, Panagopolous G, Goldman R: Health Maintenance Practices in a community hospital Physicians - Poster Presentation at NYU. May, 2009 •Shani D and Malik A: Incidental diagnosis of CML in a patient with anemia and IgG lamda monoclonal protein in blood. Letter to Editor. Annals of Hematology. March, 2009

Other Scholarly Activities: Involved in Research and manuscripts revisions for: • Cooper M, Goldman R, Steinberg AS, Panagopoulos G, Carreiro J, Malik A, Levine RL: The Phenomenon of Pseudonormokalemia: Actual Hypokemia in Patients with Thrombocytosis and Normal Serum Potassium. • Malik A, Sokoloff A, Kholodnaya N and Cooper M: Prevalence of associated diagnosis with Monoytosis in a community hospital • Malik A, Goldman R, Panagopolous G, Spaccavento C: Health Maintenance Practices in a community hospital Physicians. • Malik A, George J, Spaccavento C, Raza T and Ansell J: Incidence of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia in Cardiothoracic Patients and Likely Risk Factors. Data Collection • Malik A, Ameri A, Spaccavento C: A Quality Improvement Project at Lenox Hill Hospital: Guidelines on the management of neutopenic patients. • Kunamneni R, Katz R, Malik A, Spaccavento C: Iron deficiency anemia-gastroscopy, colonoscopy, does the answer lie in between? • Malik A , Spaccavento C: Manuscript review for Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Sep. 2009, entitled ""Case Report of Cataract Caused by Hematopoietic colony Stimulating Factors and Literature Review of the Complications

Memberships: • ASCO- Associate Member of The American Society of Clinical Oncology • ASH - Associate Member of The American Society of Hematology • ABIM - The American Board of Internal Medicine – • Associate member of American College of Physicians • Member Cancer Care Committee- Lenox Hill Hospital. 2008 - 2011 • Member Blood Bank Committee – Lenox Hill Hospital. 2008 – 2011

Other: • Online Educational Resource for oncology patients. • The Oncology Blog. • Twitter: @afshanmalikmd @theoncologyblog

Additional Skills: Tele Health, Blog

Hobbies and Interests: Travel, Music

Community involvement: Volunteer work in community.


Medical Oncology

Clinical Focus


MD, Rawalpindi Medical College

Internship, Internal Medicine
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship, Hematology-Oncology
Lenox Hill Hospital


English, Urdu (Pakistan), Indian (Hindi)