Biography: Frank Arena

Francis P. Arena, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Board Certified Internal Medicine and Oncology


 Dr. Arena received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Fordham University and his Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College. His internship and residency were carried out at New York Hospital/Memorial Hospital, after which Dr. Arena served as Chief Medical Resident and later as Hematology/Oncology Fellow at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Medical Oncology. Today Dr. Arena is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York University and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cornell University Medical College. He holds appointments and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, North Shore University Hospital in Glen Cove and The Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Because of his keen interest in cancer research, Dr. Arena helped establish the SASS Foundation for Medical Research, which supports medical fellows at a number of hospitals. He is on the Advisory Board of "1 in 9", the Breast Cancer Coalition, and serves as a consultant for numerous pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Arena is widely published and has lectured extensively in his field. He is an Assistant Editor of the journal Oncology and he is also on the Editorial Board of the Community Oncology Journal.  Dr.  Arena is also a 2006 recipient of the David Award and was listed as one of the “Top Doctors” in 2007.