Dr. Marcelo Blaya, MD

Dr. Marcelo Blaya, MD

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Dr. Marcelo Blaya, MD is an oncology specialist in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Memorial Cancer Institute

20801 Biscayne Blvd Ste 200

Aventura, FL 33180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Corporate Medical Network (CMN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Florida Health Administrators
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Freedom Health
  • Global Health Care Network
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blaya performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Cancer
high
more than 88% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Blaya's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blaya "Marcelo Blaya, MD, earned his medical degree from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul School of Medicine in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in 1997. He went on to complete a residency program in internal medicine there, from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Blaya then came to the US and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He completed his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Sylvester Cancer Center, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2007. Dr. Blaya moved to New Orleans to join Tulane University as an assistant professor of clinical medicine. He also served as associate director of the fellowship training program and as director of cancer management program at the Interim LSU Hospital during his time at Tulane. He then joined East Jefferson General Hospital, where he served as chief of hematology/oncology. In 2015 Dr. Blaya and his family relocated back to south Florida, after being recruited by Memorial Healthcare System. He is a member of the Breast Cancer Center and also sees patients with other types of malignancy at the Aventura Office. Dr. Blaya remains actively involved in conducting clinical research, serving as the principal investigator on multiple clinical trials at Memorial Cancer Institute."
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3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Hematology

3  Board Certifications

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

35  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • IE Joao XXIII
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital / University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Jackson Memorial Medical Center / University of Miami School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital / University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Marquis Who's Who, 2009-11
  • Best Doctors in America, 2011
  • Best Doctors In America, 2010
  • Eric Reiss Award for outstanding teaching University of Miami, July 2004
Media & Publications

Dr. Blaya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blaya's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blaya to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Blaya's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Blaya is an incredible patient advocate truly putting us first. I’m incredibly blessed to have him and the entire Memorial team in my life ensuring that I have a quality future after breast cancer
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I do not feel Dr Blaya is a team player. Every patient needs to have a healthcare advocate, yet Dr Blaya seems to resent anyone ,other than the patient, asking questions. His answers to questions are abrupt and final !
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Hi. We are sorry that you had this experience. To protect patient confidentiality, we would like to have an Administrator from the hospital contact you directly to address your concerns. Please email us your contact information and a brief description of what happened to contactus@mhs.net and someone will get back to you. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback.

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Engaging personality. Quickly understands the problem and starts corrective measures. Glad he’s on my side.
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He is extremely knowledgeable and knows all the latest advances in cancer care. He puts his heart and souI in taking care of his patients. I consider myself very lucky to have him as my Dr.
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Dr Blaya has been a rock through out my treatments so far. He looked at my situation and connected me to the right team for my situation. He gives 100% undivided attention to me every time I visit and I have felt completely safe under the care of him and his amazing team. It's easy to talk about a...more
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