Physician Profile

Valerie Shander, BSN, MSN, FNP, AOCNP

Valerie Shander in white coat

Valerie Shander, BSN, MSN, FNP, AOCNP

  • Advanced Practice Provider
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

  • Attended University of Vermont 2002-2006; graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Attended University of Massachusetts 2008-2010; graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing 
  • Have held an American Nurses Credentialing Certificate since 2010 as a Family Nurse Practitioner 
  • Have worked as an oncology nurse practitioner since 2013 with a special interest in breast cancer and gynecologic cancers 
  • Obtained my Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner certificate (AOCNP) in 2016
  • Have presented at ASCO quality, ONC and NCBC conferences
  • I have a special interest in survivorship and quality improvement practices

Our Advanced Practice Providers work in collaboration with the physicians in their respective oncology programs and may not always be scheduled directly. 

Clinical Expertise

  • Survivorship 
  • Women's health
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Breast Cancer


Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with your insurance company they are still a participating plan prior to receiving services or care. Each plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage that could make a difference in your out-of-pocket costs. It is always best for the patient receiving care to contact their insurance company to obtain more information.

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Cigna
  • Consumer Health Plan
  • Horizon BCBS
  • Horizon NJ Health
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Health
  • Qualcare HMO
  • Qualcare PPO
  • United Community
  • United Healthcare
  • United Medicare
  • WellCare