Dr. Robert Vasquez Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Vasquez Jr, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Vasquez Jr, MD is a pediatric hematology-oncology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in pediatric hematology & oncology.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1315 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
more than 15% of peers
more than 2% of peers

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Dr. Vasquez Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vasquez Jr "Dr. Vasquez grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He completed a B.S. at Muhlenberg College and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Lehigh University. He then did post-doctoral work at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. His research focused on the regulation of cell division and mechanisms involved in migration and metastasis. He completed his medical degree at the State University of New York- Downstate Medical College and his residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He is the Director of the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant and the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer and Survivor programs at Ochsner. Dr. Vasquez is a member of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology and the American Society for Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant. His clinical interests include young adult leukemias and cancers, Ewing sarcoma, neuroblastoma and sickle cell disease."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vasquez Jr "I specialize in the treatment of cancer and blood disorders in children, adolescents and young adults. High quality care involves a team of professionals- specialized nurses, social workers, psychologists and child-life specialists and often surgeons, radiation oncologists and other physicians. I see my job as coordinating the many facets of my patients' care to provide them with the most advanced treatments, tailored to their individual needs in a caring and compassionate environment."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

28  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Muhlenberg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • State University of New York College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Chicago (Il)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Chicago (Il)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Chicago (Il) Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Lehigh University
    Other Education | Completed 1996
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vasquez Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vasquez Jr's Reviews

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4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Vasquez Jr's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

In 2014 I relapsed with Leukemia after 12 years (something that rarely happens.) I was treated at Ochsner by Dr Vasquez (and Dr Lotterman and Dr Fletcher both are fantastic as well.) Dr Vasquez explained everything to my wife and I who were shocked by my relapse. He kept us up to date with...more
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