Rafael Bejar

Rafael Bejar, MD

Rafael Bejar, MD


About Dr. Rafael Bejar

Dr. Rafael Bejar, MD is board-certified in internal medicine, oncology, and hematology. He has a special interest in hematologic malignancies and different types of blood cancer.

Rafael Bejar specializes in helping patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and related blood disorders.
At UC San Diego Health Dr. Rafael Bejar established an MDS Center of Excellence, focused on providing the best diagnostic tools, also supportive care and clinical trials.

Education and Experience

  • Medical Degree: UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, 1994 – 2003
  • Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 2003 – 2004
  • Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2004 – 2006 (Chief Medical Resident 2008-2009)
  • Fellowship: Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 2006 – 2011
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