Meet your doctor

James T D'Olimpio, MD

Specialty

  • Medical Oncology, Hematology, Hospice/Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Years in practice

  • 37 years

Affiliations


Professional biography

James T. D'Olimpio, M.D., FACP, FAAHPM

James T. D'Olimpio, M.D., FACP, FAAHPM is the Director of Supportive/Palliative Oncology and leads the Cancer Pain and Symptom Control Service at North Shore University Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hofstra/North Shore -LIJ School of Medicine . Dr. D'Olimpio has extensive experience in oncology research and treatment, focusing primarily on symptom management including cancer pain, chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy, sickle cell disease/painful crisis, and cancer anorexia/cachexia syndrome --the persistent fatigue, anorexia and weight loss associated with cancer. He is an author of multiple professional and technical papers. He is on the Editorial Staff of The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine , Cancer and is the Associate Section Editor in Symptom Assessment Management for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/PC-FACS. He was one of the first physicians in the country to become Board Certified in the fields of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hospice/Palliative Medicine. In addition., Dr. D'Olimpio is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology; American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Multi-National Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)
Dr. D'Olimpio was the Medical Director for the Hospice Care Network in Westbury from 1992-1999 and helped develop the Hospice and Palliative care programs for that agency through a significant period of growth and change in the field.. He has lectured about pain , symptom management and Supportive/Palliative care throughout the country , Mexico , Canada and in Europe and has appeared on CNN as a national expert in pain control, as well as the Today show on NBC as an expert in Pancreatic Cancer. Dr D'Olimpio received his Medical Degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and completed his studies in the Fifth Pathway Program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital & City Hospital Center, Elmhurst and completed his Fellowship in Oncology/ Hematology at Montefiore Medical Center and the Chanin Cancer Institute of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Since 2004, Dr D'Olimpio's biography has appeared in "Who's Who in America"
In 2008, Dr D'Olimpio was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and in November 2011 was awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine ; one of only a few Oncologists in the country to hold both fellowships for the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. In October, he became included in the Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America listing.

Practice Locations

  • NSUH-Dept of Medicine
  • 300 Community Drive
    Manhasset, NY 11030
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  • Accepting new patients

Hospital affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Board certifications
    • Hospice/Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology - American Board of IM/Medical Oncology
  • Medical school
    • Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
  • Residencies
    • Elmhurst Hospital Center
    • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division
  • Fellowships
    • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Beech Street
    • PPO/EPO
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Devon Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • First Health
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Health Net
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Local 1199
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Neighborhood Health Providers
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Select Pro
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • UHC Empire Plan
    • PPO/EPO
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Vytra
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
    • All Plans