Leukemia is a rare cancer of the white blood cells. There are two types of Leukemias, acute and chronic.

Francisco Socola, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Areas of Specialty

  • AML
  • MDS
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Polycythemia Vera, Essential Thrombocytosis
  • Primary Myelofibrosis), Neoplasm and Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant

Medical Degree

Cayetano Heredia University

Residency Training

Internal Medicine: Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami

Fellowship Training

Hematology/Oncology: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Additional Training

Subspecialized in Bone Marrow Transplant and CAR T-cell Therapy: Stanford University

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology

Research Focus

Finding new ways to reduce AML relapse rate after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant and the role Natural Killer Activating KIR grafts after Stem Cell transplant for AML and MDS.