Richard M. Schuman, MD, FACP

Medical Oncology, Hematology

Languages: English

Residency
Internal Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI
Education:
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Honors
Jersey Choice, Top Doctor; New Jersey Monthly, Top Doctor
Member
American Society of Clinical Oncology, Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellowship
Oncology, Harvard University / Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Hematology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Leadership
Medical Director, Oncology Services, Hackensack Meridian, JFK University Medical Center, Edison, NJ

“Over the years of my early schooling and training, treating oncology patients was always the most rewarding. I am amazed by the strength of these people, and awed by their family support, which inspires me to work harder toward building a partnership in recovery. I strive to develop the best treatment plan, ensuring that I’ve explored all options to find the right one for every person. I want you to have confidence that you’ve received a well-informed, honest representation of your condition and treatment options. It’s my goal to be approachable, to ensure your comfort with my recommendations and expertise, and to listen to your concerns and goals.”



Patient Reviews

  • "Everyone is so nice at your practice. I wouldn’t go anywhere else"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-02-20)
  • "So patient and thorough in explanation and answering questions."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-02-20)
  • "Dr. Schuman is a very friendly doctor who immediately puts you at ease. He is well versed in up to date treatments and is willing to discuss your condition with you. Answers all the questions I have for him, especially looking forward. He is also interested/aware of other conditions you may have and looks at the whole picture. Treats the person not the disease! I would highly recommend Dr. Schuman"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-02-07)
  • "These Drs care about their patients and are very thorough. Specifically Dr Schuman and Canavan. I am confident being in their care."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-01-26)
  • "Dr. Richard has mad me confident in my recovery since the day I met him (2019). He takes time to explain all questions asked. He’s the very best physiognomy I’ve come in contact with. He’s compassionate and shows he cares. I wouldn’t be as confident in my recovery without him. He is GOD’S sent🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🥰🙏🏾🙏🏾"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-01-09)
  • "The staff at Astera are the best. I always feel cared for and welcome. They are all extremely pleasant, even on days that they are overwhelmed by patients. Dr. Schuman is the only person I would trust to care for me when it comes to cancer treatments. He is so knowledgeable and takes time to understand any issues I have. I can't say enough good about the individualized care I've received from this facility."
      5.0 Stars - (2023-12-19)
  • "Thorough exam and professional atmosphere"
      5.0 Stars - (2023-12-18)
  • "I wanted to take a moment to express my heartfelt gratitude for exceptional care and support you provided during my recent visit to your office. Your professionalism, compassion and expertise have made a significant difference in my overall experience I wanted to convey my sincere appreciation for the way you made me feel at ease from the moment I walked into your office your ability to explain the details of my diagnosis in a clear and understandable manner helped alleviate my concerns and love me to approach my treatment with confidence. Your reassuring demeanor, and willingness to address. All of my questions and concerns did not go on notice, and I am truly grateful for the time and attention you dedicated to my care doctor Schuman is the best doctor I have ever met once again thank you for your exceptional care, and for being an outstanding physician I am truly grateful for your contribution to my health and recovery"
      5.0 Stars - (2023-12-12)
  • "Dr Schuman is always listening to my concerns. He reviews my blood work with me, and my medications. Always does a thorough examination. He is a wonderful person and a great doctor."
      5.0 Stars - (2023-12-08)
  • "Dr. Schuman has been attending to my condition for 12 years. The new office is set up for efficiency and the patient care is professional. As I've come to expect, my recent appointment was efficient and comprehensive. Lab team drew my blood sample and quickly produced the results for the doctor. I met with Dr. Schuman promptly. He spent sufficient time to thoroughly discuss my blood analyses and its meaning for my condition. Dr. Schman's always explains the medical issues in terms that I can easily understand, and his pleasant manner is a pleasure."
      5.0 Stars - (2023-12-05)