Michael Schleider, MD Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Michael Schleider, MD

Hematology, Hospice and Palliative Care, Oncology

 It is my mission and my passion to achieve the very best possible outcome for each of my patients by combining the most modern treatments with the finest supportive care. Each patient is unique and therefore the treatment must be individualized and custom tailored. My team and I take pride in delivering our care with warmth, caring, dedication and compassion.  

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Hematology
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Oncology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Palliative Care
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer


  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intrathecal Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis and Exchange
  • Targeted Therapy

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Clotting Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Failure
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • Factor Deficiency
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemophilia
  • Leukemia
  • Leukopenia
  • Lymphoma, Hodgkin
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloma
  • Neutropenia
  • Polycythemia
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Von Willebrand's Disease
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
  • White Blood Cell Disorders


  • Hematology Oncology Physicians of Englewood, PA


    350 Engle Street 5th Floor, Berrie Center Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-568-5250
    Fax: 201-568-5358
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Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

Consumer Health Network (CHN)



  • CoreSource


  • CCN


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

Galaxy Health Network PPO

  • Galaxy Health Network PPO


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

Transparent Health Network

  • Transparent Health Network

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources


  • Wellcare Ambetter
  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About Michael Schleider

Dr. Schleider is board certified in oncology, hematology, and internal medicine and is a cofounder of the practice of HOPE (Hematology Oncology Physicians of Englewood). He received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania and specialty training in oncology, hematology, and internal medicine at Cornell University (NewYork-Presbyterian/Weil Cornell Medical Center). He did his military service with the Indian Health Service on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

Dr. Schleider has been instrumental in developing the cancer program and promoting research at Englewood Hospital. Experienced in the treatment of many cancer and blood conditions, he focuses in particular on breast cancer and participates annually in the School of Breast Oncology. He was part of the team that established the Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytopathology Center. He was chief of Englewood Hospital's division of hematology oncology from 1996-2016 and chairman of Englewood's Cancer Committee from 1985-2016. He has received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Skill, Sensitivity, Caring and Compassion in the Practice of Medicine.

Honors & Awards

2020, 2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2020-2016: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2019-2012: Jersey's Best: New Jersey's Top Doctors for Cancer

2019-2010: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors for Women's Health

2018-2010: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Skill, Sensitivity, Caring and Compassion in the Practice of Medicine

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Professional Memberships

American Society of Hematology

American Society of Clinical Oncology

New Jersey Oncology Society

Education & Degrees

MD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center


New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Medical Oncology (American Board of Internal Medicine)