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Andrew M. Evens, DO, MBA, MSc


(77 reviews)

Andrew M. Evens, DO, MBA, MSc

Andrew M. Evens, DO, MBA, MSc


(77 reviews)

  • Deputy Director for Clinical Services, Rutgers Cancer Institute;
  • System Director of Medical Oncology and Oncology Lead, RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group
  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Contact Information

To schedule a new patient appointment call 844-CANCERNJ (844-226-2376)
To schedule a follow-up appointment call 732-235-7615
For all other inquiries call 732-235-2465.

About Me

I am thrilled to be a member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey as the Deputy Director for Clinical Services; System Director of Medical Oncology and Oncology Lead for the Combined Medical Group with RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH); and Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics, within Rutgers Health at Rutgers University. Rutgers Cancer Institute is one of only 56 cancer centers recognized nationally and New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our mission is to deliver comprehensive and compassionate cancer care across the health system with access to worldwide expertise and innovative cancer therapies not available elsewhere in the state.

I completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chicago, Illinois, where I also remained as a faculty member altogether for 11 years. Most recently, I served as the director of the Cancer Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, chief of their division of hematology/oncology, and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

My clinical expertise and research interests are focused in the field of lymphoid malignancies, in particular Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Over the past 20 years, I have been the principal investigator of more than 100 cancer clinical trials that have included phase I, II, and III studies, and I help lead several national and global health outcomes and data analytics projects in lymphoma. Collectively, my research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since 2005. This has resulted in 400+ research abstract presentations at national and international cancer symposiums, 230+ manuscripts in peer-reviewed publications, and 40+ book chapters with an emphasis on the prognosis, treatment, and health outcomes of cancer.

Nationally, I am a core member of the Hodgkin Lymphoma Working Group for the NIH/NCI Steering Committee, and an ad hoc member of additional clinical and scientific committees for the NIH, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). I was an associate editor for the British Journal of Haematology for 8 years and now serve as the inaugural editor-in-chief of the gold open-access journal, eJHaem. I am Vice-Chair of the Lymphoma Committee for the ECOG-ACRIN cancer research group; Co-Chair of the Big 10 Cancer Research Consortium lymphoma working group; and a re-elected member and the Chair-elect for the esteemed North American Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for the Lymphoma Research Foundation that is comprised of 45 world-renowned lymphoma experts. Finally, I help lead a multitude of regional, national, and international educational forums and scientific events.

Rutgers Cancer Institute has a rich history of conducting state-of-the-art and groundbreaking cancer research, and together with RWJBH and Rutgers Health, offers international expertise, multidisciplinary clinical care, leading-edge cancer treatments, and unparalleled resources for cancer patients and their families all close to home. I am honored to be a member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute and a leader of the RWJBH oncology service line working alongside the multitude of outstanding oncology providers providing compassionate and expert cancer care throughout the state of New Jersey and beyond.

Clinical Expertise

  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • non-Hodgkin lymphoma (all types)
  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia 
  • cell therapy
  • autologous hematopoietic stem cell (or bone marrow) transplantation


  • Jersey's Best, Top Doctors In Cancer Care (2023)
  • Annual Honoree, Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation Gala (2022)
  • Jersey's Best, Top Doctors In Cancer Care (2022)
  • Top Doctor, New York Metro Area (2022)
  • Ted Marousas Award, Rutgers Business School (2022)
  • Jersey's Best, Top Doctors In Cancer Care (2021)
  • Board of Trustees, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, New Jersey Chapter 
  • Jersey's Best, Top Doctors In Cancer Care (2020)
  • Top Doctor, New York Metro Area (2020)
  • Re-elected Member, Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for the Lymphoma Research Foundation (2014 and 2019)
  • New Jersey Top Doctor in Cancer Care (2019)
  • Grand Marshall, Lymphoma Research Foundation New York Walk (2019)
  • Top Doctor, Boston Magazine (2017 and 2018)
  • National Co-Chair, North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma, Lymphoma Research Forum (2017 and 2022)
  • Chan Soon-Shiong Endowed Scholar in Precision Medicine, Tufts Medical Center (2016)
  • Advisory Panel to Vice President Joseph Biden’s “Cancer Moonshot” initiative, Washington, DC (2015)
  • Teaching Oncology Attending of the Year, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Northwestern University (2009)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University (2008-9)
  • Compassionate Care Award, The Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital (2005)
  • Translational Research Award, ECOG’s Young Investigators’ Clinical Scientist Symposium (2002)
  • Compassion Care Awards, Lutheran General Hospital (1996-2000)
  • Intern of the Year, Lutheran General Hospital (1996-1997)
  • Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor Society (1994)
  • Bill Bradley Academic All-American, NCAA Division II Basketball (1989)

Ratings and Reviews

5 Overall

Based on 77 reviews


Give easy to understand instruction


Spend enough time with you


Show respect for what you say


Provider listen carefully to you


Provider expl in way you understand

June 25, 2024

Great doctor.

May 14, 2024


April 11, 2024

Very knowledgeable, took the time to explain everything to me, & really VERY GOOD bedside manners. EXCELLENT DOCTOR! Listened to what I had to say.

April 11, 2024

Dr. Evans saved my life. He's a hero to me!

April 3, 2024

Dr. Evens was excellent.

February 19, 2024

The entire team in Dr. Evens office, along with Dr. Evens have excellent patient skills. I am never rushed through an appt. They give me time to express myself.

February 1, 2024

My provider is very approachable.

January 25, 2024

Dr. Evens and his staff were amazing in their care of my health issues. They are amazing and my family is very grateful.

January 3, 2024

Dr. Evens listens, shows concern, discusses option and is caring. He's wonderful.

December 29, 2023

We often discuss the new developments in lymphoma research and when new developments may be available.

September 12, 2023

I am satisfied with the care my care provider had given me.


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