Dr. Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Hematology | Male | 66 years old

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Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at...Read more

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He is up to date on current research. He listens, caring, and doesn't rush you. Has been treating me for cancer (aggressive prostate) for 14 years.
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Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION's Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers' Checkbook have listed him among the region's best physicians. Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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  •  Specializes in Hematology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Minnesota

    Graduated in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Institutes Of Health, National Cancer Institute
    University Of California, Los Angeles

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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