Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network
(WMCHealth), recently announced that hematologist and oncologist Carrie Brooke Wasserman,
MD, has been named Associate Director of the Bobbi Lewis Cancer Program.
“Dr. Wasserman is a highly experienced specialist who will strengthen the oncology services at
Good Samaritan Hospital,” said Mary P. Leahy, MD, MHA, and CEO of Bon Secours Charity
Health System/Good Samaritan Hospital. “With her impressive credentials, she will make an
impact on the care we offer to our patients.”
Dr. Wasserman, who has been board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology ,
previously served as the Interim Chief of Hematology/Oncology at One Brooklyn Health. There,
she was also a core faculty member of the fellowship program and has trained several dozen
oncology fellows throughout her career. Dr. Wasserman has held attending physician positions
at Brooklyn Hospital Center and the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack
University Medical Center. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at St. George’s University
Dr. Wasserman is thrilled to bring her expertise to Good Samaritan’s Bobbi Lewis Cancer
Program. With accreditations from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
(CoC) and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) the current team is
one Dr. Wasserman is proud to join.
“The cancer program here is excellent, and we are making the community aware of the quality
and depth of our services. We treat all types of cancers as well as benign blood disorders like
anemia. We have an outstanding team of specialized surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists,
among others. I’m really looking forward to working with my talented, well trained, and
thoughtful group of physicians.”
Though her new role as Associate Director involves a degree of administrative work, Dr.
Wasserman’s days are still filled with a good deal of direct patient care. As a community
oncologist—a medical professional who treats all kinds of cancer—she spends approximately
eighty percent of her time seeing patients in both the office and the hospital. The other twenty
percent is spent working on quality improvement and supporting the hospital’s national
Above all else, Dr. Wasserman is primed and ready to elevate the cancer care of Rockland
“I chose this field because I knew it would be challenging and never boring,” Dr. Wasserman
said. “And I was correct. It is a rapidly evolving and complex field. But it’s also extremely gratifying in terms of the relationships that we develop with our patients. In addition, the science is fascinating. We are practicing on the cutting edge of science and medicine.”
Dr. Wasserman is seeing new patients at Good Samaritan Hospital at 255 Lafayette Avenue in
Suffern, NY. Call 845.368.8500 to schedule an appointment. For more information about cancer
services offered by WMCHealth’s Good Samaritan Hospital, visit GoodSamHosp.org/Cancer.