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Dr. Magdy Shaaban

Hematology and Oncology
Baldwin, NY
42 years experience male

Locations

Office

Baldwin, NY

Address

865 Merrick rd #303, Baldwin, NY, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 12pm
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Fax

(516) 223-5347

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Affinity Health Plan

American Fidelity Corp

AmeriChoice Health Services, Inc

Cigna

About

Bio

Dr Shaaban, 24 years of practice Hematology/ oncology.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Hematology and Oncology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Arabic, English

Doctor Q&A

77 Answers
35 Agrees
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Multiple drugs: I use these combinations with chemotherapy in cancer patient and well tolerated with most of the patient . Zofran (ondansetron) usually every 8 hours ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
HCV: yes may cause lymphocytosis or lymphopenia or may not cause any changes on CBC
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
ECCHYMOSIS: may be if you rub the skin hard that causes breaking of blood vessel
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Yes: Increased blood cell count is inaccurate description...the blood count may be white, red counts or platelet count. Which one of the three do you have ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
MM and BMT: usually BMT as treatment of MM reserved for young and fit patients. Mortality from BMT increases with age and comorbidity
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Anemia: very mild. 11.7 is close to normal. doubt that your symptoms from this mild anemia. In young female like you the cause usually blood loss from your p... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
US: because it has the same echogenicity of the surrounding tissue.that means it is the same structure of the surrounding tissue
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Drug reaction: Refractory anemia has no impact on your question. the medications you mention usually used for migraine..any medications in the world have side effec... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Fungus infection: fungus infection may be due to immune defeciency. common causes of immune deficiency are Diabetes, kidney failure, viral infection, prolonged use of a... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Supplement: no medical studies.the people who sell these products will provide these info.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Lupus/cancer: some signs of lupus, RASH, HAIR LOSS, JOINT PAIN, ANEMIA ,AND CANCER SIGNS DEPEND ON WHICH PART OF THE BODY has the cancer.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Not always: It is not necessary that cancer may show in the form of blood tests that off normal value. Also sometimes the abnormal values of the blood tests could... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Aggressive diuresis: yes dehydrated. fluid retention in the lung could be detected if the patient is not able to lie flat on the bed because of shortness of breath. or fee... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
5FU (fluorouracil): small dose of 5FU (fluorouracil) .I doubt that will have an effect. and usually if the fertilized ova( zygot) is not healthy it usually will be expel... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Antiplatelet: check with your cardiologist. antiplatelet aggregation will not be the cause
A member asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Post extraction: could be infection. may need antibiotic.check with your dentist
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Lymph node BX: we need the biopsy to tell the nature of the lymph node. particularly if it is more than 1 cm in diameter.less than 1cm is usually benign.CT/PET coul... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Side effects: any medication has side effects, the benefit of using the medication over weigh the side effects ..dont let the list of the side effect deter you fro... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Iron deficiency: no it is not emergency. in young female the most common cause is chronic blood loss from menses. or multi para. and these days we see many patient due... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Hematuria: this could be contamination from vaginitis. lack of estrogen in 53 y/o female causes this vaginitis ..you should see a urologist who will obtain a sam... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Enlarged LN in testi: check with your Doctor to see if it is significant
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
HEMICOLECTOMY: SHORT ANSWER. NO..USUALLY THEY REMOVE PART OF THE COLON AND RECONNECT IT
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
RDW high: If RDW is high this means the Range of Dimension Width is high, indicating the Red cell corpuscles are not the same sizes, this could be due to the Bo... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Treatment of mets: the ablation of these spots mainly helps improve the symptoms they cause .sometimes being small make it difficult to ablate..multiple spots also tell ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Bleeding: bleeding from nose and rectum . need to have complete check up. check bleeding tendencies. check platelet count and coagulation..I need to know how is... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Doctor/patient: yes doctors care about their patient. but sometimes there is lack of training about communication with the patient . and I think this issue has gained... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Is it Cancer: It does not sound like inflammatory cancer particularly, it improves with some powder. I suggest you see dermatology
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
High folate (folic acid): folate (folic acid) level in the serum depends on the recent status of folate (folic acid) intake. to be more accurate you need to check RBC folate (... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Anemia and hypothyro: hyppothyroidism may cause anemia..the drop of the temp .is also one sign of hypothyroidism. I will recommend you check with your doctor to evaluate i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Multisystem complain: in patients with multiple system complain ,I suspect underlying anxiety/depression. I will recommend complete check up and also treat anxiety/depressi... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Bleeding on chemo: could be from chemo or the underlying cancer that you are receiving chemo for it
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Hematuria: check with urology. could be from the prostate or urethra ,bladder ureter or the kidneys. my guess the prostate is congested
A female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Tenitus: check with your doctor..high blood pressure may give this symptoms, Aspirin may have this side effects, inner ear disorders may give this too
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Leg cramps: answer is yes. preparation may cause electrolyte imbalance . drink a lot of juice
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Blood pressure: buy blood pressure machine from pharmacy . check your blood pressure at the time of headaches and normal time. and compare
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Chemotherapy 1980: In my opinion. the most important development was the discovery and the use of antiemetics..the medications that prevent nausea and vomiting .This di... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
PSA: once a year. or if there is a change or complaints during urination
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Mycosis fungoides: mycosis lesions has specific picture. the pathologist will be able to identify it . I recommend that you see hematologist
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
B12 deficiency: your body can not absorb the vitamin B12 from your stomach .The only way your body will get its need for vit B12 will be by injections the body needs ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Impinging nerve: looks like sport injury.be careful during exercise to avoid injuries. may use help of trainer
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Cut calories: 600 cal will be 66.67 gram of fat. and will be equal to 150 gram of protein (muscle).your wt now 169 .4 Ibs and your ideal wt should be 166 Ibs. to ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Spontaneous epistaxi: dry air.high blood pressure .lesion in the nose .coagulopathy. ( low platelet or clotting disorder)
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Low ferretin: ferritin is an indicator of the iron stores of the body. low ferritin means the iron stores are depleted due to blood loss..most common blood loss fro... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Microscopichematuria: in female .it could be contamination or other causes in male . in male could be many things.from infection. congestion stones ulcer neoplasm
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Injury: it could be fracture, hematoma or even clot . check with your doctor . need X ray and sonogram to rule out DVT
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Neuropathy: there are any causes for neuropathy..complications of diabetes, alcoholism, sarcoidosis, plasma cell dyscrasia, vitamin deficiency. side effects of me... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Shingles/COPD/diabet: oral shingles may look like cold sores of the mouth, but cancer of the mouth usually starts as tumor(varies in size from lentil to a bean size) that m... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shaaban is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shaaban is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for your answer. After I raised the issue (possible cancer diagnosis that was not followed up on) I was "fired" as a patient by the practice
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This was very helpful. Thanks! i understand that but i do not have a regular cycle, and it is normally light when it comes, do that still relate to me
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This was very helpful. Thanks! if it dont go away by next wk i'll mention it to my doctor when i see him to check my cholesterol

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

WOODHULL MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

Awards

Top Oncologist and Hematologist, First Place, National - Spring
2015
Top Oncologist and Hematologist, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Top Oncologist and Hematologist , First Place, National - Spring
2016

Affiliations

South Nassau Communities Hospital
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