Dr. Alberto Bessudo, MD

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Dr. Alberto Bessudo, MD

Oncology | Male

cCARE 16918 Dove Canyon Rd Ste 103, San Diego, CA 92127 Get Directions
(800) 456-5860

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Dr. Bessudo was trained in oncology and hematology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. After graduation in 1995, he was appointed to the faculty at UCSD Cancer Center as an assistant professor, where he was active in teaching and clinical and molecular immunology research. Dr. Bessudo specializes in lymphoma and myeloma with an emphasis in clinical research. He is proud of the clinical trial program at cCARE and is passionate about research and development of new targeted therapies in cancer treatment.Read more

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Dr. Bessudo graduated with honors from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Medicine in 1989. As part of...Read more

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Dr. Bessudo has been amazing to my father who was diagnosed with prostate & bone cancer. Dr. Bessudo is very kind, patient, caring, and thorough with my father's care. We are so grateful to have him as our physician!
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

  • Biological Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Thoracentesis

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University Wisc Med School

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Hospital University Wash

    Completed in 1992

    University Wisc Med School

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California San Diego

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Colegio Hebreo Tarbut, Mexico City

    Graduated in 1981

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bessudo says...

Dr. Bessudo graduated with honors from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Medicine in 1989. As part of his graduate training, he attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine from 1987 to 1989. He completed his internship at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, and internal medicine residency at Washington University, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1992.

Dr. Bessudo speaks three languages, Spanish, English and Hebrew. In his spare time he and his wife Rina enjoy skiing and surfing with their three children.

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Dr. Bessudo's Care Philosophy

Dr. Bessudo was trained in oncology and hematology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. After graduation in 1995, he was appointed to the faculty at UCSD Cancer Center as an assistant professor, where he was active in teaching and clinical and molecular immunology research.

Dr. Bessudo specializes in lymphoma and myeloma with an emphasis in clinical research. He is proud of the clinical trial program at cCARE and is passionate about research and development of new targeted therapies in cancer treatment.