The Skill to Heal. The Heart to Care.

Phone: 505.842.8171

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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 eligible in Oncology/Hematology and board certified in 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.

BIRTHPLACE
New Mexico

EDUCATION
Undergraduate Education
1997-2002
Biology and Spanish, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Medical Education
2002-2006
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Postdoctoral Education & Training
2006-2009
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2009-2012
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS
Medical Licensure
New Mexico

Board Certifications
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 2009
Board Certified in Oncology, 2012
Board Certified in Hematology, 2013

EMPLOYMENT
2012-Present
Private practice, New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants, Ltd., Albuquerque, New Mexico

2010-2012
Hospitalist, Integris Health System, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

LANGUAGES
Fluent in Spanish