Dr. Joel M. Lamon, MD

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Dr. Joel M. Lamon, MD

Medical Oncology | Male

cCARE 625 Citracado Pkwy Ste 110, Escondido, CA 92025 Get Directions
(800) 456-5860

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Dr. Joel Lamon is a native San Diegan and a Hoover High School graduate. He received his B.A. from Johns...
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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • 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
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Cancer Institute, Nih

    Completed in 1979

    Scripps Clinic

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Graduated in 1969

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Medical Oncology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lamon's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Dr. Lamon says...

Dr. Joel Lamon is a native San Diegan and a Hoover High School graduate. He received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his MD from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Lamon's postdoctoral training was at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital (internship and residency in Internal Medicine). Following Internal Medicine training, he served in The U.S. Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Lamon's fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology was at the National Cancer Institute and Scripps Clinic. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology.

Following four years on the staff of Scripps Clinic, he established his specialty practice in Escondido and Poway. He has been on the medical staffs of Palomar and Pomerado hospitals for 27 years.

Affiliations include: Fellow of the American College of Physicians (F.A.C.P.), membership in the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. He is chairman of the Cancer Committee of the Palomar Health System and has participated with the San Diego County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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Dr. Lamon's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lamon is married and has three grown children. In his free time, he likes gardening and playing golf. His favorite quote is: "Not everything that is counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted." (Albert Einstein). However, his children will tell you that it is: "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise." (Poor Richard, Benjamin Franklin).