Dr. James Fetten MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. James Fetten is a medical oncologist in Rochester, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Geneva General Hospital and Highland Hospital of Rochester. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Fetten accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Geneva General Hospital and one of 8 at Highland Hospital of Rochester who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Clinical Interests: Medical Oncology, Colonic Neoplasms, Breast Neoplasms, Lung Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1986–1991

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1983

North Shore-LIJ Health Sys
Internship, medicine, 1983–1984

North Shore-LIJ Health Sys
Residency, Medicine, 1984–1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 22 years in Hematology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

President, Monroe County Medical Society

Clinical Investigator Award, National Cancer Institute

Clinical Scholar's Biomedical Research Award, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Charles A Dana Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Publications & Presentations

Symptomatic improvement associated with combined estramustine and vinblastine chemotherapy for metastatic prostate cancer.
Attivissimo, L. A., Fetten, J. V., Kreis, W.

Neoplastic complications of HTLV-III infection. Lymphomas and solid tumors.
Kaplan MH, Susin M, Pahwa SG, Fetten J, Allen SL, Lichtman S, Sarngadharan MG, Gallo RC

Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: a rare but fatal condition presenting with common symptoms.
Osowo, A., Fetten, J., Navaneethan, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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