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Our Team

Ira Zackon, M.D.

Ira L. Zackon, M.D.

Ira Zackon, M.D.

Specialties

Medical Oncology
Hematology

Locations

Albany Medical Center- Patroon Creek
400 Patroon Creek Blvd, Suite 210
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 262-6696

Leadership

  • Former Director, NYOH Stem Cell Transplant Program
  • Past President, NYOH Board of Directors
  • Chair, NYOH Practice Quality Committee and Value-Based Care
  • Chair, NYOH Annual Spring to Life Conference
  • Member, USON National Policy Board Executive Committee

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 most values time with his wife and two children; he enjoys leisure sports and is an active community volunteer.