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Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD

Hematology
3.9 (14)
Accepting new patients
52 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD

Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Bethesda, MD. They specialize in Hematology, has 52 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Cheson works at Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Bethesda, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Lymphosarcoma and Nodular Lymphoma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Cheson's Office Locations

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    Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
    6410 Rockledge Dr, Bethesda, MD 20817 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 571-0019

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  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

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    Mar 28, 2019
    Already for a few years I am a patient of Dr. Bruce Cheson and was from the get go very impressed by him. He makes the right diagnoses and shows the solutions for the right treatment. And it works fine. I owe him a lot. He lives up to his very world well known reputation, I only can say, I am so glad to have him as a doctor. VM
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    About Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 52 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1992703862
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New England Medical Center Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of Virginia Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Bruce Cheson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Cheson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Cheson has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Cheson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Cheson works at Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Bethesda, MD. View the full address on Dr. Cheson’s profile.

    Dr. Cheson has seen patients for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Lymphosarcoma and Nodular Lymphoma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cheson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Cheson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cheson.

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