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Meet the Head and Neck Cancer Physicians

Stuart H. Packer, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Oncology
Practice Specialty
Hematology (Blood), Medical Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Residency
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship
Duke University Medical Center
Board Certified
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Academic Title
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Administrative Title
Clinical Director, Medical Oncology Service, Weiler Campus
Clinical Focus
Dr. Packer’s clinical practice is focused on treating patients with lung cancer, head and neck cancer, melanoma and sarcoma. He is Program Director of the melanoma and sarcoma teams at Montefiore.
Research Focus
Dr. Packer is involved in the conception and implementation of clinical research in lung cancer, melanoma and sarcoma. He is specifically interested in testing novel compounds in the treatment of malignancy.
Publications

View Dr. Packer's publications on PubMed

Biography

Stuart Packer, MD, is a medical oncologist with extensive experience in treating lung, head and neck, prostate and other types of cancer. After graduating magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Packer received his medical degree from the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center. He went on to complete a residency in medicine and fellowship in hematology/medical oncology at Duke University Medical Center. Since then Dr. Packer has held clinical and teaching positions at leading cancer centers, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.

Dr. Packer’s clinical expertise is in medical management of lung cancer, head and neck cancer and prostate cancer. He is director of the melanoma and sarcoma programs at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.

Dr. Packer is the author or co-author of medical textbook chapter and articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Cancer, Clinical Cancer Research, British Medical Journal and Lung Cancer. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.