Rafael Ortiz, M.D. Joins The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

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The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation welcomes Dr. Ortiz to their team of specialists.

Rafael Ortiz, M.D.

Rafael Ortiz, M.D.

Dr. Ortiz is patient-oriented and a firm believer in patient independence during decision making and their quality of life.

Dr. Rafael Ortiz was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He received his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico. During medical school, he became interested in Oncology when he did some research on acute leukemia patterns. Dr. Ortiz is fellowship-trained in Hematology and Oncology from the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Ortiz’s interests in the field include breast and hematologic malignancies.

During his free time, Dr. Ortiz is an avid of history and novels and a fervent baseball and soccer fan.

Professional Memberships:
American College of Physicians
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Dr. Ortiz is fluent in Spanish.

Patient Philosophy:
Dr. Ortiz is patient-oriented and a firm believer in patient independence during decision making and their quality of life. The prime goal is to deliver up to date and individualized cancer care in a context of patient autonomy, education, and empowerment. Dr. Ortiz strives for building healthy relationships with patients, their loved ones, and the multi-disciplinary team required during treatment as to deliver care in the most amicable way and achieve the best possible outcome.

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