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Nancy S. Green, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Cancer Care
  • Benign Hematology
  • Newborn Screening
  • Sickle Cell Anemia

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

About Nancy Green

Nancy Green, MD is a pediatric hematologist with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of the full-range of pediatric blood disorders, with a special interest in hemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell disease.

Her interest in sickle cell disease began while in college, where Dr. Green was attracted to its clinical complexity, laboratory features, and research opportunities to improve the health of people with the disease. Her current research focuses on optimizing treatments for sickle cell disease, especially the drug hydroxyurea - the primary therapy for patients. She is studying the differences among patients in their response to this drug: the genetics of response to hydroxyurea, adherence to therapy, and cultural and other aspects. She is also studying the hematologic aspects of bone marrow transplantation, which can cure sickle cell disease but is not an option for many patients.

Dr. Green hopes to contribute to the field by enhancing the understanding of how patients with sickle cell disease respond to hydroxyurea, with the goal of clarifying how it can be most effectively used and by whom. For families whose children do not respond well to this drug, she hopes her work will help them as they think about their options for treatment.

Dr. Green's research also focuses on newborn screening, a public health program in which infants are tested for a variety of disorders usually before the baby goes home from the newborn nursery. Screening is a service provided for every baby born in the United States and elsewhere. Its goal is to identify babies affected by conditions and to start treatment early to help keep them healthy. One of the conditions included in newborn screening is sickle cell disease. Other blood diseases may be identified by screening newborns or young children.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Associate Dean for Academic Operations
  • Associate Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Access (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicaid

  • CT
  • NJ
  • NY

Medicare

  • Medicare

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

VNSNY CHOICE

  • SelectHealth

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Contact & Locations

1
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Research