Physician’s Profile

Katherine D. Crew, MD

Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Epidemiology
Director of Clinical Breast Cancer Prevention Program at CUMC
Director of DataBase Shared Resource at HICCC

Katherine D. Crew, M.D., M.S. is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Crew cares for patients with breast cancer and women at high-risk for breast cancer.

Dr. Crew received her undergraduate B.S. in Biochemistry from Brown University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She received her M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and her M.S. from Columbia University School of Public Health. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and Medical Oncology fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Crew is currently involved in patient care, clinical research, and teaching on the Breast Oncology service.

Board Certificates
Medical Oncology
Internal Medicine
Areas of Expertise:
  • Cancer Care
  • Breast Cancer
  • High Risk Breast Disease
Honors & Awards:
<p style="margin-left: 1in"> 1996-1997 Howard Hughes Medical Institute-National Institutes of Health Research Scholars Program, Laboratory of Chemoprevention, National Cancer Institute</p> <p style="margin-left: 1in"> 2003-2005 Full Scholarship for M
Peer-Reviewed Research Publications: Khankari NK, Bradshaw PT, Steck SE, He K, Olshan AF, Ahn J,  Terry MB, Crew KD, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Gammon MD (2017). Interaction between polyunsaturated fatty acids and genetic variants in relation to breast cancer incidence. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention (in press). Ackerman MG, Shapiro PA, Coe A, Trivedi MS, Crew KD (2017). The impact of mental illness on uptake of genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in a multiethnic cohort of breast cancer patients. Breast Journal (in press). Cubasch H, Ruff P, Joffe M, Norris S, Chirwa T, Nietz S, Sharma V, Duarte R, Buccimazza I, David R, Shas C, Stopforth LW, Tsai W-Y, Stavsky E, Crew KD, Jacobson JS, Neugut AI (2017). The South African breast cancer and HIV outcomes (SABCHO) study: A multi-center cohort study of HIV and breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Global Oncology (in press