Dr. Koen Van Besien MD Hematologist

Dr. Koen Van Besien is a hematologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Catholic University of Leuven and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Van Besien accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Chicago Medical Center
Ranked #31 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1989

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Hematology, 1989 - 1990

Catholic University of Leuven
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Reduced-intensity hematopoietic cell transplantation for patients with primary myelofibrosis: a cohort analysis from the center for international blood and marrow transplant research.
Gupta, V.,Malone, A. K.,Hari, P. N.,Ahn, K. W.,Hu, Z. H.,Gale, R. P.,Ballen, K. K.,Hamadani, M.,Olavarria, E.,Gerds, A. T.,Waller, E. K.,Costa, L. J.,Antin, J. H.,Kamble, R. T.,van Besien, K. M.,Savani, B. N.,Schouten, H. C.,Szer, J.,Cahn, J. Y.,de Lima, M. J.,Wirk, B.,Aljurf, M. D.,Popat, U.,Bejanyan, N.,Litzow, M. R.,Norkin, M.,Lewis, I. D.,Hale, G. A.,Woolfrey, A. E.,Miller, A. M.,Ustun, C.,Jagasia, M. H.,Lill, M.,Maziarz, R. T.,Cortes, J.,Kalaycio, M. E.,Saber, W.

A novel clofarabine bridge strategy facilitates allogeneic transplantation in patients with relapsed/refractory leukemia and high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes.
Locke, F.,Agarwal, R.,Kunnavakkam, R.,van Besien, K.,Larson, R. A.,Odenike, O.,Godley, L. A.,Liu, H.,Le Beau, M. M.,Gurbuxani, S.,Thirman, M. J.,Sipkins, D.,White, C.,Artz, A.,Stock, W.

Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Systemic Mature T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Smith, S. M.,Burns, L. J.,van Besien, K.,Lerademacher, J.,He, W.,Fenske, T. S.,Suzuki, R.,Hsu, J. W.,Schouten, H. C.,Hale, G. A.,Holmberg, L. A.,Sureda, A.,Freytes, C. O.,Maziarz, R. T.,Inwards, D. J.,Gale, R. P.,Gross, T. G.,Cairo, M. S.,Costa, L. J.,Lazarus, H. M.,Wiernik, P. H.,Maharaj, D.,Laport, G. G.,Montoto, S.,Hari, P. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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