Dr. Lillian F. Pliner MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Lillian Pliner is a medical oncologist in Newark, New Jersey. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including East Orange General Hospital and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Pliner accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 3 doctors at East Orange General Hospital and one of 5 at Saint Barnabas Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Gujarati and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1983 - 1986

Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 2 years in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Delineation of breast cancer cell hierarchy identifies the subset responsible for dormancy.
Patel, S. A., Ramkissoon, S. H., Bryan, M., Pliner, L. F., Dontu, G., Patel, P. S., Amiri, S., Pine, S. R., Rameshwar, P.

AMD3100-mediated production of interleukin-1 from mesenchymal stem cells is key to chemosensitivity of breast cancer cells.
Greco, S.J., Patel, S.A., Bryan, M., Pliner, L.F., Banerjee, D., Rameshwar, P.

A pilot phase II trial of all-trans retinoic acid (Vesanoid) and paclitaxel (Taxol) in patients with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.
Bryan, M., Pulte, E. D., Toomey, K. C., Pliner, L., Pavlick, A. C., Saunders, T., Wieder, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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