About Us

State-of-the-art cancer care is coming to Far Rockaway.

Far Rockaway residents will access the latest life-saving cancer care, imaging services, comprehensive support, and a multidisciplinary team through a new partnership with Episcopal Health Services Inc. and New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) to bring comprehensive services and increased access to world-class hematology-oncology care to patients looking for trusted care close to home.

The new center marks an exciting opportunity for patients and the hospital—expanding the personalized, supportive care of a community hospital strengthened by the expertise and compassion of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

What does this mean for you?

  • World-class cancer care
  • Access to the newest technology and evidence-based cancer treatment
  • Greater coordination among other medical or support services

Meet Our Team

Dr. Joshua Harris

Chief of the Division
Board-certified hematologist-oncologist


Dr. Harris received his Doctor of Medicine at Ross University and was a medical student at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. Then, he completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Hematology-Oncology Fellowship at NYU Winthrop University Hospital. During this time, he received honors as the most outstanding resident. He was also elected and inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society for excellence in scholarship, high professionalism, leadership, and gifted teaching. In his final year of training, Dr. Harris was named Chief Fellow for the Department of Hematology and Oncology.