Due to renovations at our Patroon Creek office, the regular entrance in the lower lot is CLOSED. Patients (including those from our Troy and Albany Medical Center locations) must use the upper lot entrance for Suite 210 and 211. However, Radiation, PET and CT imaging patients can use our separate Radiation Entrance in the lower lot. Learn More

Our Team

Ira Zackon, M.D.

Ira L. Zackon, M.D.

Ira Zackon, M.D.

Specialties

Medical Oncology
Hematology
Stem Cell Transplant

Locations

Albany Cancer Center
400 Patroon Creek Blvd., Suite 210 (or 211)
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 489-0044

Leadership

  • Director, NYOH Stem Cell Transplant Program
  • NYOH Board of Directors

Professional Education

  • Diploma of Collegial Studies—Vanier College, St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada
  • Medical Degree—McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Internship in Internal Medicine—Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal
  • Residency in Internal Medicine—Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal
  • Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology—Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Research Fellow in Hematology/Oncology—Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Certification

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology
  • Board Certified in Hematology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Medical Oncology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Honors and Awards

  • Academic Excellence—Vanier College, St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada
  • J.W. McConnell Major Scholarship
  • Mary and Louis Streicher Prize for Biochemistry
  • Book Prize for Epidemiology and Health

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • The Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Upstate New York Society of Medical Oncology Hematology (President, 2010—2012)

Academic Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College

Personal

Dr. Zackon directs NYOH’s Stem Cell Transplant Program. Dr. Zackon most values time with his wife and two children; he enjoys leisure sports and is an active community volunteer.