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Ariel Grajales-Cruz, MD
Program: Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System
Dr. Grajales-Cruz received his MD from Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Veterans Administration Caribbean Healthcare System, where he also served as Chief Resident. Most recently, he completed a Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center/University of South Florida. Dr. Grajales-Cruz’s clinical and research interests include lymphomas and plasma cell dyscrasias, such as multiple myeloma, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, plasmacytoma, primary systemic amyloidosis and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.
Education & Training
- Internal Medicine
- University of South Florida / Moffitt Cancer Center - Hematology and Medical Oncology
- Veteran's Administration Caribbean Healthcare System (VACHS) - Internal Medicine
- Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) - MD
- Rose A, Grajales-Cruz A, Lim A, Todd A, Bello C, Shah B, Chavez J, Pinilla-Ibartz J, Saeed H, Sandoval-Sus J, Isenalumhe L, Sokol L. Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma: Clinicopathologic Features, Prognostic Factors, and Outcomes From a 28-Year Single Institutional Experience. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2021 Feb.21(2):132-138. Pubmedid: 32950461.
- Mato AR, Roeker LE, Jacobs R, Hill BT, Lamanna N, Brander D, Shadman M, Ujjani CS, Sarraf Yazdy M, Perini GF, Pinilla-Ibarz JA, Barrientos J, Skarbnik AP, Torka P, Pu JJ, Pagel JM, Gohil S, Fakhri B, Choi M, Coombs CC, Rhodes J, Barr PM, Portell CA, Parry H, Garcia CA, Whitaker KJ, Winter AM, Sitlinger A, Khajavian S, Grajales-Cruz AF, Isaac KM, Shah P, Akhtar OS, Pocock R, Lam K, Voorhees TJ, Schuster SJ, Rodgers TD, Fox CP, Martinez-Calle N, Munir T, Bhavsar EB, Bailey N, Lee JC, Weissbrot HB, Nabhan C, Goodfriend JM, King AC, Zelenetz AD, Dorsey C, Bigelow K, Cheson BD, Allan JN, Eyre TA. Assessment of the Efficacy of Therapies Following Venetoclax Discontinuation in CLL Reveals BTK Inhibition as an Effective Strategy. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Jul.26(14):3589-3596. Pubmedid: 32198151.
- Grajales-Cruz A, Baco-Viera F, Rive-Mora E, Ramirez-Tanchez C, Tasso D, Arroyo-Portela N, Calderon E, Padua-Octaviani IJ, Caceres-Perkins W. Primary Adrenal Angiosarcoma: A Rare and Potentially Misdiagnosed Tumor. Cancer Control. 2017 Apr.24(2):198-201. Pubmedid: 28441375. Pmcid: PMC5483322.
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