Dr. Celeste Bello is a double board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center. She is also a board-certified internist. She joined the faculty at Moffitt Cancer Center in 2008 after completing her fellowship at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Bello has developed special expertise in managing patients with Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas, a special category within the broader group of hematologic (blood) malignancies. Examples of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas include follicular lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma, small lymphocytic lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and mantle cell lymphoma. . She is a current member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Hodgkin lymphoma guidelines panel. She also specializes in treating patients with central nervous system lymphomas.
Dr. Bello is an active researcher in the field and can often offer her patients several options for clinical trials in addition to the standard therapies. She is very involved with the education of medical students and residents at the University of South Florida and at Moffitt Cancer center. She is also a frequent lecturer on lymphomas for both medical and lay audiences, including presenting at Lymphoma Research Foundation events.