Dr. Jerry Z Finklestein MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Jerry Finklestein is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Long Beach, California and is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Montreal Children's Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1964 - 1966

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1966 - 1968

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1963

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Fit4Life: A weight loss intervention for children who have survived childhood leukemia.
Huang, J. S.,Dillon, L.,Terrones, L.,Schubert, L.,Roberts, W.,Finklestein, J.,Swartz, M. C.,Norman, G. J.,Patrick, K.

Early Cardiac Outcomes Following Contemporary Treatment for Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A North American Perspective.
Orgel, E.,Zung, L.,Ji, L.,Finklestein, J.,Feusner, J.,Freyer, D. R.

Germline CBL mutations cause developmental abnormalities and predispose to juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.
Niemeyer, C. M., Kang, M. W., Shin, D. H., Furlan, I., Erlacher, M., Bunin, N. J., Bunda, S., Finklestein, J. Z., Sakamoto, K. M., Gorr, T. A., Mehta, P., Schmid, I., Kropshofer, G., Corbacioglu, S., Lang, P. J., Klein, C., Schlegel, P. G., Heinzmann, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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