Dr. Donna McNamara is a breast & gynecologic oncologist who treats patients at Hackensack Meridian Health in Hackensack, NJ. Dr. McNamara specializes in treating women with gynecological malignancies including ovarian cancer, as well as breast cancer. She has a special interest in gynecological oncology, cancer risk assessment in families, and palliative care. Dr. McNamara completed a Hematology-Oncology fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia and an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick. To further her education, she graduated from the University of Notre Dame and completed her medical education at Loyola University of Chicago.
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Education and Training
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 1999
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Medical Oncology
Dr. Donna T. McNamara, MD's Expert Contributions
Donna M. McNamara, MD, is a skilled medical oncologist and hematologist at Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey, where she diagnoses and treats patients. She is the Chief of the Medical Gynecologic Oncology Division at HMH University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dr. McNamara is also...
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Chief of Medical Gynecologic Oncology Division -
- Co-Director of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Mountainside -
- Liver Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Wrinkle & Scar Improvement
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- Gynecologic Oncology Group
- American Society of Hematology
- American College of Physicians
- American Society of Internal Medicine
- American Medical Association
- Fox Chase Cancer Center oncology/hematology 2005
- Fox Chase Cancer Center
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society of Clinical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology Group, American Society of Hematology, Associate of American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, American Medical Association
Dr. Donna T. McNamara, MD's Practice location
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Get to know Oncologist Dr. Donna T. McNamara, who serves patients in New Jersey.
A trusted professional in the field of oncology, Dr. McNamara is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center & Mountainside Medical Center. She specializes in medical oncology, hematology and breast cancer, and is actively involved in breast cancer research.
Founded in 1888 with just 12 beds, Hackensack University Medical Center was Bergen County’s first hospital. Today, this nonprofit, teaching and research hospital has grown to become the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in New Jersey. In fact, they are Bergen County’s hub of health care for the Northern New Jersey and New York metropolitan areas. Hackensack University Medical Center enjoys numerous clinical, research and academic affiliations with world-renowned partners. Their medical and dental staff represent the full spectrum of specialties and subspecialties and are international leaders in health care.
Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside, also known as Mountainside Hospital, is a community hospital with a university affiliation located in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. The hospital has 231 beds and serves Northeastern Essex County.
Alongside her clinical position, Dr. McNamara also serves as Chief of Medical Gynecologic Oncology Division and Co-Director of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Mountainside.
With a broad educational background, Dr. McNamara received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago in 1999. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2002, and conducted her fellowship training in medical oncology/hematology at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in 2005.
Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey, where she has treated patients for more than 7 years, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology by 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.
Wanting to keep up the latest in her field of medicine, Dr. McNamara remains an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Gynecologic Oncology Group, the American Society of Hematology, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, and the American Medical Association.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. They treat cancer using chemotherapy or other medications, such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy.
On a more personal note, Dr. McNamara speaks a number of languages, including English, French, and Spanish.
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