Steven Diamond, M.D. is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric oncologist/hematologist serving Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center since 1998. His major administrative responsibilities include protocol treatment of pediatric oncology patients; management of pediatric patients with hematologic disease; emphasis on sickling hemoglobinopathies and neonatal hematologic problems.
Dr. Diamond has conducted research and been published in his field, participating in and witnessing progress made through numerous clinical trials. His major research interests are new methods in red cell serology particularly involving low ionic media and the national history of sickle cell disease in pediatric patients. His special interests are blood banking, immunohematology, hemoglobinopathy, histiocytosis and general pediatric oncology.
Dr. Diamond attended New York City public schools, Brooklyn College as an undergraduate and the University of Pennsylvania for medical school. He trained at Mount Sinai and Beth Israel in New York and has served in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology for more than 40 years.
His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, and the Histiocyte Society.
Dr. Diamond serves on the faculty of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. His major committee assignments include roles as a member of the Advisory Committee on Sickle Cell Disease to the New Jersey State Commissioner of Health and co-chair of the Hemoglobinopathy Subcommittee of the same committee.
Dr. Diamond is inspired by his patients and their families. He is motivated by the need to improve the outcomes of our patients with malignant disease and to improve the quality of their lives.