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Dr. David Jin

Hematology and Oncology
Staten Island, NY
22 years experience male

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ExecRank 2012 Top Chief Medical Officer in America: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130318-909517.html?mod=crnews#printMode

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Hematology and Oncology

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English

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Lung adenoCA at apex: Adenocarcinoma is originated from epithelial tissues which has glandular (with secretory property) and malignant appearance. It is the most common ty... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
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Punctoplasty: Punctoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct improper tear drainage of the eyes ('tearing eyes'). This procedure is performed mostly for 2 conditi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Is it the absolute lymphocyte count or the %lymphocyte? Any other abnormality showing in the cbc? More importantly, any significant clinical manifesta... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: No. Overhydration may decrease platelet count secondary to increased platelet destruction and dilutional effect.
A 31-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Possible: It mainly depends on the status of anemia at the time when the individual with Alpha thalassemia minor present at donation (hemoglobin higher than 12.... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
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22 years experience
Correct....: Menthol or menthol-containing foods (such as breath mints or candy) may precipitate hemolysis in individuals with g6pd deficiency.
A 41-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Meaning of high MPV: Mpv stands for mean platelet volume. A high mpv is usually indicative of a destructive process to platelets (such as immune thrombocytopenic purpura,... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Dengue: People with dengue can donate blood 4 weeks after recovery from dengue fever.
A 43-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Platelets help maintain and modulate inflammatory reaction by releasing pro-inflammatory factors from Alpha granules.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Penile petechiae: Penile petechiae are tiny spots of bruises (from damaged superficial capillaries) on the penis. This condition is usually harmless and associated with... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Latest data from centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) indicates that there are 8.2 cases per 100, 000 population in men, compared to 1 cas... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Rdw stands for red blood cell distribution width, which is a measured parameter in a CBC test. High RDW value indicates greater variation in rbc size... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Thanks for asking!: 'eye-bags' are caused by an osmotic imbalance of fluid in-and-out of the thin-skinned area under the eye. It may be associated with seasonal allergies... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Hematology workup: The elevation of these 2 parameters of the CBC (complete blood count) may reflect infection or inflammation. However, depending on the chronicity and... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Bartholin's cyst: Bartholin's cyst is an abscess formation when the small opening (duct) of one of the bartholin's glands (on each side of the vaginal opening) gets blo... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
High hemoglobin...: Is it an acute or chronic problem? Besides dehydration, there are other conditions associated with a high hemoglobin count, including living in high a... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Patients with stage 4 cancer(metastatic disease) are usually not considered as candidates for surgery (unless it's for alleviation of symptoms). Cons... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Mch stands for mean corpuscular hemoglobin (average amount of hemoglobin per red blood cell). It is one of the parameters in the red cell index of a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Thanks for asking!: Type 'b positive' blood type means that the person's red blood cell surface contains both the b-antigen as well as the rhesus (rh) factor. About 8-10%... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: There are 2 major processes associated with thrombocytosis (high platelet count), namely (1) essential or primary; (2) reactive or secondary. Primary... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Thanks for asking!: The average age for people diagnosed with anal cancer is early 60s.
A 43-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Anemia may decrease oxygen delivery to body tissues, causing irregular menstruation. Types of irregular menstruation related to anemia include a heavy... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: The normal serum iron level for children is: 50-120 mcg/dl ('microgram per deciliter'). Clinical interpretation of this value should correlate with o... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Just the opposite...: Folic acid is a good supplementation for disorders associated with high red blood cell turnover. It is an anti-oxidant which may help decrease hemoly... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
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Thanks for asking!: Signs and symptoms of lymphoproliferative syndrome include: - enlarged spleen - enlarged lymph nodes (esp. Neck and underarm) - enlarged liver - s... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Increased basophil count is associated with many pathologic conditions, including: allergic reactions (drug, food), inflammation (ulcerative colitis, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Thanks for asking!: Here we need to first clarify the following: serum iron level is usually presented in 2 types of units: either as mcg/dl (normal: 70-175 in men; 50-15... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Gastric metastasis from primary lung cancer is very rare with a reported incidence of 0.2%-0.5%.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Pregnant women with hemoglobin levels below 11.0 g/dl are generally considered anemic, though complications and symptoms from anemia during pregnancy ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Taxol (paclitaxel) and hair loss: Hair loss usually begins 2-3 weeks after the first dose of taxol, (paclitaxel) although it may happen earlier. Hair usually falls out completely, but... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: For men, 13.5 to 17.5 grams per deciliter (135 to 175 grams per liter). For women, 12.0 to 15.5 grams per deciliter (120 to 155 grams per liter).
A 36-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: In roseola, the initial CBC (complete blood count) test may show thrombocytopenia (low platelet count). This is rate-limiting and will return to norm... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Hemoglobin is usually measured by an analyzer. A threefold conversion is commonly used to equate hemoglobin and hematocrit: 3 x hemoglobin = hematoc... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Evista (raloxifene.Hcl) is not a bisphosphonate. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective estrogen receptor modulators (serms) with a differen... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Verdict not out yet: Co-investigated by drs. Cornelia dekker and greg enns, this study aims to study safety of influenza vaccine and its metabolic effects in patients with... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jin
22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: You will want to prevent a breast infection and allow your nipples to heal. Try air-drying each nipple after every feeding, and you'll want to massage... Read More

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Sep 23, 2013
a welcome addition to Healthtap
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thank you
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State u ny downnstate med ctr
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
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