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Michael J. Nissenblatt, MD

nissenblatt_pictureMichael J. Nissenblatt, MD founded Central Jersey Oncology Center (CJOC) in 1981. In 2012, CJOC became the Central Jersey Division of Regional Cancer Care Associates LLC. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society.  Dr. Nissenblatt served his internship and residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and also completed his oncology fellowship there.  In 1978, he joined the faculty of UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as their first full-time Oncologist. He is presently a Clinical Professor at the Medical School and the Associate Director of Oncology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. A dedicated volunteer for the American Cancer Society for more than two decades, he has served as its President and perennially leading fund-raiser. Dr. Nissenblatt is involved in several charitable organizations including the Challah Foundation and Partners in Healing, both of which he founded.  For Fred’s Team, which raises funds to fight childhood leukemia, Dr. Nissenblatt runs the NYC Marathon annually and was its leading fundraiser in 2012. He is a past President of the New Jersey Oncology Society. Dr. Nissenblatt’s numerous honors include being named annually as a Top Doctor by New Jersey Monthly, Inside Jersey and New York magazine.  He has also been listed in Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Nissenblatt has published more than forty manuscripts in prestigious journals, including The Lancet, The New England Journal of Medicine, and The Journal of Surgical Oncology. He speaks frequently as a motivational speaker, leader and educator, addressing a wide range of oncology topics. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

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“To inspire, to convey hope and to generate love….these offerings guide us along the virtuous path to healing.”
-Michael J. Nissenblatt, MD

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