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Robert S. Alter, MD

Specializations: Hematology

Languages: English

Locations: Hackensack, NJ and North Bergen, NJ

Dr. Robert S. Alter, who practices in Hackensack and North Bergen, specializes in medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Alter, who has been treating patients in the New Jersey community for more than 15 years and is the chairman of the Transfusion Committee at St. Clare’s Hospital, is involved in genitourinary and head and neck cancer research.


Medical Education

University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, medical degree


St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, residency in internal medicine


New York University Medical Center, fellowship in hematology/oncology

Awards and honors

Awards and honors

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors: 1st Edition,
  • Jersey’s Best Magazine Top Doctors: 2018, 2019, 2020,
  • Jersey’s Best Top Doctors for Cancer: 2018
  • Exceptional Women In Medicine: 2020

Professional Memberships

Transfusion Committee, St. Clare’s Hospital, chairman, American Cancer Society

Hospital Affiliations

Hackensack University Medical Center

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