Alberto Bessudo, M.D.

I believe in approaching each case with optimism, humor, warmth & kindness. I strive to stay on top of the latest research and technologies so that my patients have access to state-of-the-art cancer care. Each patient will have my full devotion to his or her treatment along with personalized education & guidance.

Dr. Bessudo

Specialties


Medical Oncology

Hematology

Education

National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Medicine

National Institute of Respiratory Diseases

University of Wisconsin Medical School, Milwaukee Clinical Campus, Department of Medicine

Training


Residencies: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Milwaukee Clinical Campus; Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowships: University of California, San Diego UCSD Cancer Center, Hematology-Oncology

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About Dr. Alberto Bessudo

Dr. Bessudo graduated with honors from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Medicine in 1989. As part of his graduate training, he attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine from 1987 to 1989. He completed his internship at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and his internal medicine residency at Washington University, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1992.

Dr. Bessudo was trained in oncology and hematology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. After graduation in 1995, he was appointed to the faculty at UCSD Cancer Center as an assistant professor, where he was active in teaching and clinical and molecular immunology research.

Dr. Bessudo specializes in lymphoma and myeloma with an emphasis in clinical research. He is proud of the clinical trial program at cCARE and is passionate about research and development of new targeted therapies in cancer treatment.

Dr. Bessudo speaks three languages, Spanish, English and Hebrew. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, surfing and spending time with his family.

Board certifications

  • Medical License, State of California
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), board eligible in Internal Medicine *
* ABIM certifications expired in 1999, they are currently in process

Associations

  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), Investigator

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Testimonials

“Dr. Alberto Bessudo is a compassionate, deeply committed caregiver whose insights and reassurances made all the difference in my wife’s recovery. At the time when she faced her greatest cancer challenge he was available, thorough and fully involved in her care.”
– Greg D.