Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Florida International University
Chief of Hematology/Oncology
Medical Director of Memorial Cancer Institute
Dr. Raez specializes in treating patients with lung, head and neck cancers, and is also the oncology research director of Memorial Healthcare System and the director of the Thoracic Oncology Program. He is active in cancer research and designing phase 1-111 clinical trials with new chemotherapeutic agents and combinations, as well as translational research in the areas of cancer vaccines. He is the clinical associate professor of medicine at Florida International University and is visiting professor of medicine at Cayetano Heredia University in Peru. He is also an affiliate associate professor of clinical biomedical science for Florida Atlantic University.
Dr. Raez is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and board eligible in hematology. He is a member and serves on several committees with: AACR, ESMO, ASCO, IASLC, ALLIANCE, NCCTG, ACCP, ACP, ACSG, SLACOM, FLASCO among other institutions.
Education - Facultad De Medicina De La Univ Peruana Cayetano, 1992
Internships - Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1994, Internal Medicine
Residencies - Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1996, Internal Medicine
Fellowships - Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1999, Oncology and Hematology
Certifications - American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology
Languages - English and Spanish
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