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Meet the Sarcoma Physicians

Luca Paoluzzi, MD

Practice Specialty
Medical Oncology (Cancer), Cancer - Sarcoma and Skin Malignancies
Medical Education
Universita Degli Studi di Roma
Greenwich Hospital
Sapienza University
New York University Medical Center
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4057
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 904-2301
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Montefiore M-E Center for Cancer Care
1521 Jarrett Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2606
Phone: (718) 862-8840
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Montefiore Medical Park At Eastchester
1695 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2374
Phone: (718) 405-8504
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Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-5722
Fax: (718) 515-4386
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Luca Paoluzzi, MD, is Director, Sarcoma/Melanoma Medical Oncology Program at Montefiore and Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. While at Montefiore, his clinical focus has been immunotherapy and targeted therapies in skin cancers including melanoma and chemotherapy, as well as new therapeutic approaches in soft tissue and bone sarcomas including Kaposi sarcoma and clinical trials in melanoma and sarcomas.

In 1999, Dr. Paoluzzi received his Doctor of Medicine from La Sapienza University in Rome, where he subsequently completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology in 2003. From 2004 to 2009, Dr. Paoluzzi completed postdoctoral research at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and Columbia University in New York; this research focused on new drug development in solid and hematologic malignancies. He then began a 2-year residency in Internal Medicine at Greenwich Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at New York University, which he completed in 2015.

Dr. Paoluzzi plans and performs clinical research in skin cancers including melanoma, soft tissue sarcomas, and bone sarcomas. He also researches novel treatment strategies including immunotherapy and targeted therapies in the treatment of these malignancies. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and chapters in books, as well as presented at conferences and meetings nationally.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association of Cancer Research and the Sarcoma Alliance for Research Through Collaboration.

Luca Paoluzzi, MD, Medical Oncology (Cancer), Cancer - Sarcoma and Skin Malignancies