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Luis Raez, MD, Oncology, Pembroke Pines, FL, Memorial Regional Hospital South

LuisERaezMDFACP FCCP

Oncology Pembroke Pines, FL

Medical Director, Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI), Memorial Health Care System, Florida

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Summary

  • Luis E. Raez, MD, FACP, FCCP; is the Medical Director & Chief Scientific Officer of Memorial Cancer Institute at Memorial Health Care System in Florida and Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program. He was President of the Florida Society of Clinical Ocnology (FLASCO) from 2019-2021. He is also Clinical Professor of Medicine at Florida International University (FIU), Clinical Research Professor at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Visiting Professor of Medicine at Cayetano Heredia University in Peru.
    He was an Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, and a Co-Director of Thoracic Oncology at Sylvester Cancer Center/University of Miami for 10 years (2001-2011). He has expertise in medical oncology in the areas of lung cancer, and head and neck cancer.
    He designs phase I-III clinical trials with new chemotherapeutic agents and combinations. Dr. Raez does translational research in the areas of cancer vaccines. He has been funded by NCI and the pharma industry. He has given oral presentations and lectures in national and international meetings in the US, Europe, Latinamerica and Asia.
    He is American Board Certified in: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology. He is Board Elegible in Hematology.
    He is a member of AACR, ESMO, ASCO, IASLAC, ALLIANCE, NCCTG, ACCP, ACP, ACSG, FLASCO among other institutions.

Education & Training

  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemFellowship, Hematology and Medical Oncology, 1996 - 1999
  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1996
  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemInternship, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1994
  • Cayetano Heredia University
    Cayetano Heredia UniversityClass of 1990
  • University of Miami
    University of Miami

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1996 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Listed in Marquis "Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care" in America 2001-present, 2012
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America 2001-Present, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Phase 2 study of bortezomib alone and in combination with docetaxel in advanced non-small cell lung cancer.  
    Fanucchi MP, Fossella F, Belt F, Natale R, Fidias P, Carbone D, Govindan R, Raez LE, Robert F, Ribeiro M, Axelrod R, Kashala O, Sheng S, Schiller J, J Clin Oncol; 24(31):5025-33
  • Targeted Therapy in NSCLC.  
    Alvarez M, Roman E, Santos E, Raez LE, Expert Rev Anticancer Ther; 7(10):1423-37
  • Factores asociados a cáncer de pulmón en mujeres.  
    Farias, Mayra A and Raez, LE, Rev Med Hered
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Effectiveness and Tolerance of Maintenance Chemotherapy in Patients with Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Santos E, Belalcazar A, Vazquez A, Gomez J, Raez LE, Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 5(5):S97
  • Free circulating DNA by RT-PCR as predictor for chemotherapy response in newly diagnosed patients (pts) with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
    Santos E, Talebi E, Raez LE, Quintero C, Walker G, Farias M, K. Ramachandran, E. Gordian, J. Gomez, R. Singal, J Clin Oncol 28, suppl; abstr e18107
  • Accuracy of endobronchial ultrasound-directed transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) in mediastinal staging in patients (pts) with non-small cell lung cancer (NS...
    Tupayachi MG, Hosein PJ, Nguyen DM, Thurer R, Garcia M, Raez LE, Donna E, J Clin Oncol 28:15s, suppl; abstr 7071
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Lectures

  • Clinical responses and survival in Hispanic patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with immunotherapy compared with non-Hispanic whites. 
    2019 ASCO Annual Meeting - 6/1/2019
  • Preoperative checkpoint inhibition (CPI) and cryoablation (Cryo) in women with early-stage breast cancer (ESBC). 
    2019 ASCO Annual Meeting - 6/1/2019
  • RNA-based biomarker signatures in plasma as an independent predictor of outcome to chemotherapy in lung, colon, and breast cancers: Correlation of relative PD-L1 expre... 
    2019 ASCO Annual Meeting - 6/1/2019
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Other

  • Chemotherapy in Advanced Lung Cancer in Understanding Lung Cancer. 
    Raez LE, Jack Digital Productions (JDP) (CD ROM-Book)
    Toronto, Canada

Authored Content

  • ESMO 2020'S Update on Lung Cancer TreatmentsSeptember 2020

Press Mentions

  • Developments in Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy Options for Early-Stage Lung Cancer Patients
    Developments in Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy Options for Early-Stage Lung Cancer PatientsJuly 26th, 2019
  • Lung Cancer Video Library – Spanish Language: Combinations of First-Line Treatment, Immunotherapy Agents Combined
    Lung Cancer Video Library – Spanish Language: Combinations of First-Line Treatment, Immunotherapy Agents CombinedJanuary 12th, 2018
  • Lung Cancer Video Library – Liquid Biopsies for EGFR
    Lung Cancer Video Library – Liquid Biopsies for EGFRJuly 15th, 2017
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations