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.
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.