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Jason Zittel, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Office: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1051

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As a dually trained geriatrician and medical oncologist my focus is not only on treating cancer, but the patient as a whole. Every patient no matter their age has individual needs, preferences and goals which I strive to understand so that I am able to provide the highest quality care possible.



  • Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Penn State University College of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
Fellowship in Geriatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2013 - 06/24/2015
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

6/13/2012 - 06/30/2013
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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BJ Kennedy Award for Best Poster
Sponsor: International Society of Geriatric Oncology
Location: Annual Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Elaine and Irwin Karron Memorial Prize for Excellence in Geriatrics


Journal Articles

DiGiovanni G, Mousaw K, Lloyd T, Dukelow N, Fitzgerald B, D'Aurizio H, Loh KP, Mohile S, Ramsdale E, Maggiore R, Zittel J, Kadambi S, Magnuson A. "Development of a telehealth geriatric assessment model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic." Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2020 Apr 17; Epub 2020 Apr 17.

Loh KP, Kaushik R, Mohile SG, Ogie S, Kadambi S, Zittel J, Yousefi-Nooraie R, Moorthi K, Patil A, Sanapala C, Yang S, Ramsdale E. "Speeding the dissemination and implementation of geriatric assessment: What we can learn from the business world." Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2020 Mar 24; Epub 2020 Mar 24.

Loh KP, Duberstein P, Zittel J, Lei L, Culakova E, Xu H, Plumb S, Flannery MA, Magnuson A, Bautista J, Wittink M, Gilmore N, Targia V, Conlin A, Berenberg J, Vogel VG, Mohile SG. "Relationships of self-perceived age with geriatric assessment domains in older adults with cancer." Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2019 Dec 30; Epub 2019 Dec 30.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Comorbidity in Aging and Cancer
Book Title: Geriatric Oncology
Author List: Ramsdale E.E., Zittel J., Sarfati D
Published By: Springer 2018