Keith A. Delman, MD, FACS
Undergrad Institution; Degree and Major:
Cornell University, BA, Economics
State University of New York at Stony Brook
In practice since:
Where and for how many years did you train AFTER medical school:
9 years - Albert Einstein, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, MD Anderson Cancer Center
How did you choose your specialty?
Passionate about cancer, wanted a surgical practice with a longer physician-patient relationship. I am fascinated by the biology of melanoma.
What do you like MOST, and like LEAST, about your specialty?
There is nothing that I don’t like about my specialty except for the ones we lose. I love the privilege of taking care of people who are ill and trying to make them better.
In your opinion, what attributes are important in anyone choosing this specialty?