James V. Fetten, M.D.

James V. Fetten, M.D.

Contact Information

Wilmot Cancer Institute Park Ridge
1561 Long Pond Road, Suite 120
Rochester, NY 14626

Sands Cancer Center
360 Parrish St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424

1561 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Appointment: (585) 475-8700

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Fetten earned his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Oncology and Hematology at Cornell University Hospital Program and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center respectively, in New York, New York.

During Dr. Fetten's oncology fellowship at Sloan-Kettering, he was the recipient of the Clinical Scholar's Biomedical Research Training Award and received a Clinical Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Fetten is board certified in Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine and was a principal investigator for numerous clinical studies, and has authored many publications. Dr. Fetten is a member of The American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology and is a fellow of The American College of Physicians.

He is the past president of the Monroe County Medical Society.

Patient Care Bio

I find the practice of oncology challenging and rewarding. I am humbled by the profound courage of my patients who are facing life-threatening illness.

Assisting my patients along their journey is the most meaningful way I can spend my time, caring for them the way I would expect to be cared for -- with dedication, experience and compassion.

My free time is spent with my wife and three children. We enjoy most outdoor activities and I can frequently be found hiking or backpacking in the high peaks area of the Adirondacks all year round.

Conditions I Treat

- Lung cancer
- Breast cancer
- Colon cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Gastric cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Head and neck cancers
- Lymphoma
- Melanoma
- Myeloma

Current Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Clinical Assistant Professor - Cancer Center


Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Coll Med/Dent NJ-NJ Med School1983
BS | Arts & Sciences | Seton Hall University1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center07/01/1986 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Internship in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984