Dr. Andrew Louis Pecora graduated from Seton Hall in 1979 with honors, receiving a BS in Biology. He completed medical school in 1983, receiving an MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with honors. In 1986, he completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the New York Hospital-Cornell Cooperating Hospitals System. Dr. Pecora then moved on to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology in 1989, after which he moved to Hackensack University Medical Center initially to serve as director of the Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. He was promoted in 2001 to serve as chairman and executive administrative director of the Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. In 2012 he was promoted to vice president of Cancer Services and chief innovation officer, Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Pecora was recently promoted to president of the Physician Services Division and chief innovations officer, Hackensack Meridian Health. He is founder and served as president of Regional Cancer Care Associates.