David W. Greenwald, M.D. formed Medical Oncology Associates in 1977. Dr. Greenwald graduated magna cum laude from Wilkes College in 1966 and was an honor graduate of Temple University School of Medicine in 1970. Following an internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, he completed his internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. Prior to beginning his fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Rochester at Strong Memorial Hospital, Dr. Greenwald served as a major in the United States Army Medical Corps. Dr. Greenwald is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Greenwald currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor for The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Greenwald has served as President of the Medical Staff, Chair of the Medical Executive Committee, Chair of the Cancer Committee, and Head of the Department of Hematology and Oncology at Wyoming Valley Health Care System. Dr. Greenwald has served on the Board of Directors and the Credentials Committee at Wyoming Valley Health Care System, as well.
Dr. Greenwald has been a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, since 1969. Dr. Greenwald is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Pennsylvania Society of Hematology and Oncology, the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and the Luzerne County Medical Society. In 2005, Dr. Greenwald, who is very involved in community activities, received the Community Service Award from B’nai B’rith; and the Temple University School of Medicine Alumni Award.
In 2014, Dr. Greenwald was recognized by The Community Medical College and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. The Gold Humanism Honor Society recognizes medical students, residents, and role-model physician professors who demonstrate excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service. The Society was organized to elevate the values of humanism and professionalism within the field of medicine.
Also in 2014, Dr. Greenwald was honored with the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation. This award is presented to one student and one faculty member who best demonstrate the Foundation’s ideals of outstanding compassion in the delivery of care; respect for their patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues; and demonstration of overall clinical excellence.