Dr. Joel Lamon, MD

Dr. Joel Lamon, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Joel Lamon, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1973 and specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

625 Citracado Pkwy Ste 110

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(800) 456-5860

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Lamon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lamon "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lamon "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)."

3  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

86  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

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.


  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • National Cancer Institute, NIH
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Scripps Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lamon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lamon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lamon to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Lamon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

When comes to a doctor you want thoughtful, informed competence! Dr. Laymon will tell you the facts, your options and stand w you when you choose! 5 stars! Superior physician. I do entrust my life to him.
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Very reasuring, knowlegable, takes the time to explain even the small things!
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