Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
161 Fort Washington Avenue, Herbert Irving 9-907
New York, New York 10032
Robert N. Taub, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Attending Oncologist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His specialties include: Internal Medicine (Board Certification 1972), Hematology (1973), Allergy and Immunology (1975), and Oncology (1977). Dr. Taub’s areas of expertise are: Anemia (Iron Deficiency), Chemotherapy, and Leukemia.
Dr. Taub attended the Yale University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree in 1961. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from London University in 1969. Dr. Taub completed his Internship in Medical Service at the New England Medical Center Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts from 1961-1962 and his Internship and Research Fellowship in Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut from 1962-1963.
Dr. Taub spent the next two years, from 1963-1965, at the New England Medical Center Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, completing his Clinical and Research Fellowship in Hematology at the Blood Research Laboratory. He also completed his Assistant Residency here, from 1965-1966. From 1968-1969 he completed his Research Fellowship in Immunology at the National Institute for Medical Research at Mill Hill in London, England.
Before he became Professor of Clinical Medicine and Attending Oncologist at Columbia University /New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Taub held nearly a dozen professional positions. Dr. Taub was an Associate in Medicine and Hematology at Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine in New York from 1968-1969; Assistant Professor of Medicine, also at Mount Sinai Hospital, and Assistant Attending Physician (Hematology) from 1969-1973; Director of the Transplantation Immunology Laboratory in the Departments of Medicine and Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, from 1970-1976; Associate Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Associate Attending Physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York from 1973-1976; Associate Director for Clinical Affairs at MCV-VCU Cancer Center in Richmond, Virginia from 1977-1981 and American Cancer Society Professor of Clinical Oncology as well as Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology; Chairman, Division of Medical Oncology; Chief Attending Oncologist at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia from 1976-1981, and Deputy Director for Cancer Control at Columbia University Comprehensive Cancer Center in New York, NY from 1981-1989.
Dr. Taub was also Co-Director at Columbia University Comprehensive Cancer Center in New York, NY from 1981-1984 as well as Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Patient Care 1989-1991, and Director of the Inpatient Medical Oncology Unit at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center from 1985-1991.