Dr. Pushpendu Banerjee, MD

Dr. Pushpendu Banerjee, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Pushpendu Banerjee, MD is an oncology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 1992 and specializes in oncology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 830

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(800) 456-5860

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Banerjee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Banerjee "Dr Banerjee completed his medical degree in New Delhi, India and moved to the United States in 1992. He received a Masters Degree in Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill where he focused on Health Education and Cancer Prevention. He completed an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the Southern Illinois University- School of Medicine in 1997. He continued there as Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine wining awards for teaching excellence and contributed to Medical Informatics research. He moved to the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla as part of the teaching faculty and was recognized for making outstanding contributions to medical education by the trainees. A Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation followed and Dr. Banerjee is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Banerjee is currently part of POHA and is a consultant at the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where he sees a variety of hematological and malignant conditions. His special interests include GI malignancies, cancers of the nervous system with a emphasis on management of the elderly with cancers. Dr. Banerjee participates in clinical trials sponsored by Scripps and UCLA and is a member of American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is married to a neurologist and enjoys spending time with their two small children Elina and Dhruv."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Banerjee "The Physicians and staff at California Cancer Associates for Research & Excellence Inc dedicated to one goal – providing the highest quality care for our patients. Our approach is based on our belief that patients do best when they receive comprehensive care with medical specialists and support staff working together on their behalf. We believe that our patients need to have access to the latest research, technologies, treatment programs and drug therapies. We believe that support groups, psychosocial counseling and complimentary programs can improve quality of life for many patients. And we believe that to beat cancer, we must treat more than the disease itself. We must treat the whole person by being responsive to how cancer impacts all aspects of their lives."
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3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

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

93  Conditions Treated

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3  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.


  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • L.N.J.P.N. Hospital, New Delhi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Banerjee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Banerjee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Banerjee to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Banerjee'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 (1)

Dr. Banerjee has been treating my husbands cancer for 5 and a half years now. He is compassionate, concerned and very wise in his treatment. My husband is doing very well and I'm sure Dr. Banerjee's plan of care and treatment is the main reason. His concern for people is above and beyond. My son...more
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