On Monday, Aug. 30, the New York Cancer & Blood Specialists welcomed a new doctor to the team at its Bayside office.
The oncology practice announced the addition of board-certified oncologist-hematologist and New York native Daniel Kyung, MD. According to NYCBS, Kyung will see patients at 45-64 Francis Lewis Blvd., Suite 202.
Before joining NYCBS, Kyung was at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) as an a assistant clinical professor and also a Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center member. Members of the practice said that Kyung, who speaks fluent Korean, is “committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate cancer care to Bayside’s diverse patient population.”
“We proudly welcome Dr. Kyung to our network of skilled hematology-oncology specialists. His passion for cutting-edge technology, research and patient-centered care will help us continue to bring world-class cancer care to the community,” NYCBS CEO Jeff Vacirca, MD said.
In a written statement, Kyung said that he always knew he wanted to work in a field where he could “help people in a meaningful way and give back to my community.” As a lover of both science and technology, he said that becoming a doctor allowed him to combine these passions to have a “gratifying career.”
His medical journey began at the American University of Antigua, where he earned his doctor of medicine. He then completed his internal medicine residency at Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital and his hematology/oncology fellowship at UCI.
Kyung is also an active member of numerous medical societies like the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.
“I grew up in New York, and I am excited to join NYCBS to build relationships with the patients and the community,” Kyung said. My patients will have a partner and guide in me to listen to them and their families during what can be an overwhelming process. They will also have a physician who is wholly committed to providing the best possible care and treatment.”
To make an appointment with Dr. Kyung, call 718-975-6666.