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Dr. LiHong Wei, MD

Hematologist-Oncologist | Hematology & Oncology

3/5(38)
176-60 Union Tpke Ste 360 Fresh Meadows NY, 11366
Rating

3/5

About

LiHong Wei, MD, is a hematologist-oncologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Queens Medical Associates in Fresh Meadows, NY. Queens Medical Associates has recently been acquired by Northwell Health Cancer Center and is now part of the Northwell Health Partner Physicians. Furthermore, Dr. Wei has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Northwell Health Cancer Institute, North Shore University Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital. She is also an Assistant Professor with the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Hempstead, NY. As a hematologist-oncologist, she specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of blood diseases and cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia, and lymphoma. Dr. Wei’s impressive professional journey spans thirty-eight years, including 20 years in pharmacology and cancer research and 10 years as a hematologist-oncologist.

Education and Training

Shandong Medical University 1983

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Female Spanish, Russian

Treatments

  • Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Phlebitis
  • Wrinkle & Scar Improvement
  • Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy

Residency

  • Lutheran Medical Center Internal Medicine 
  • Lutheran Medical Center 0 Internal Medicine

Fellowships

  • Mount Sinai Hematology/Oncology 
  • Mount Sinai  

Internships

  • NYU Langone Hospital0Internal Medicine

Fellowships

  • Mount Sinai0Hematology/Oncology

Dr. LiHong Wei, MD's Practice location

Queens Medical Associates

176-60 Union Tpke Ste 360 -
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
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New patients: 718-460-2300

Queens Medical Associates

17660 Union Tpke Ste 360 -
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
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New patients: 718-460-2300
https://queensmedical.com/doctors/lihong-wei/

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3.0

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Dr. LiHong Wei, MD has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 38 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Hematologist-Oncologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Hematologist-Oncologist Dr. LiHong Wei, who serves patients in Fresh Meadows, New York.

Recognized as a well-versed hematologist-oncologist, Dr. Wei has more than 20 years of experience in pharmacology and cancer research and over 10 years of experience in hematology / oncology. She is in practice with Queens Medical Associates in Fresh Meadows, New York. 

“Queens Medical Associates continuously strives to provide the highest quality hematology and medical oncology care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. We are dedicated to delivering compassionate treatment, addressing the individual in cultural context, respecting diversity, and dignity. We are committed to developing and nurturing long-term relationships with our patients and their families” as stated on their website.

Following the completion of her medical degree from Shandong University School of Medicine in 1983, Dr. Wei relocated to the United States to further her training. She completed her residency in internal medicine at NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn, followed by her fellowship in hematology-oncology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Subsequent to her education, the doctor earned board certification in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

In her current capacity, Dr. Wei remains affiliated with several medical centers and hospitals, including Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health Cancer Institute, and NewYork–Presbyterian Queens.

Throughout her fruitful career, she has received several international honors and awards for published research in oncology, pharmacology, and human physiology.

Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of blood diseases and cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia, and lymphoma. 

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