Jose W. Avitia, MD
Dr. Avitia joined the practice in August 2012. He was born and raised in rural New Mexico. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of New Mexico and then went on to earn his medical degree at the University of Illinois Medical School at Chicago. He returned to New Mexico to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico. The unique challenges and needs of cancer patients motivated him in the completion of his fellowship in Oncology-Hematology at the University of Oklahoma. He is board certified in Oncology/Hematology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Avitia is pleased to return to his roots, where he enjoys working in our culturally rich and diverse state. He is an avid sports fan who maintains an active lifestyle through healthy eating, exercise and outdoor activities. Dr. Avitia loves spending quality time with his daughter, family and friends.
Listen to an interview from October 18, 2014 with Dr. Jose Avitia and KKOB’s Terrie Q. Sayre.
Biology and Spanish, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Postdoctoral Education & Training
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 2009
Board Certified in Oncology, 2012
Board Certified in Hematology, 2013
Private practice, New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants, Ltd., Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hospitalist, Integris Health System, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Fluent in Spanish