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Dr. Leonard Appleman, MD

Medical Oncology
5.0 (5)
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview

Dr. Leonard Appleman, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. They specialize in Medical Oncology, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Oncology. They graduated from New York University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, Upmc Altoona, UPMC Passavant - McCandless, UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC St. Margaret.

They frequently treat conditions like Secondary Malignancies, Kidney Cancer and Prostate Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem 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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Locations

  1. 1
    5150 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 648-6575
  2. 2
    Hillman Cancer Center
    5115 Centre Ave Fl 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 692-4724

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Excela Health Latrobe Hospital
  • Upmc Altoona
  • UPMC Passavant - McCandless
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • UPMC St. Margaret

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    Jan 11, 2020
    I have been to many doctors but none are even close to Dr Appleman. He is very through and very concerned about you as his patient. Make me feel very confident under his care
    Roy M — Jan 11, 2020
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    About Dr. Leonard Appleman, MD

    Specialties
    • Medical Oncology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
    Years of Experience
    Years of experience represents how long a provider has been practicing in their field since graduating from medical school. Not all providers will have this information available.

    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1861468589
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Dana-Farber/Harvard
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Beth Israel Hosp
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Leonard Appleman, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Appleman is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Appleman has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Appleman has seen patients for Secondary Malignancies, Kidney Cancer and Prostate Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Appleman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Appleman speaks Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Appleman. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Appleman.

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