Manuel de la Puerta, MD

Manuel   de la Puerta, MD


Languages Spoken

  • English

Dr. de la Puerta was born in Madrid, Spain. He received his medical degree from Universidad Complutense in Madrid. He completed his internal medicine residency at Polyclinic Medical Center in Harrisburg. PA in 1992. He was a fellow in hematology and oncology at the University of Florida and then was an internist and oncologist for the Veteran's Administration Hospitals in the Gainesville area. He joined Gainesville Hematology Oncology Associates in 2001, prior to the practice merging with Florida Cancer Specialists in 2010.

Dr. de la Puerta won the American Society of Clinical Oncology Travel Award for his research in apoptosis. He is Board Certified in Oncology and Hematology. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and Alachua Medical Society. He is an active member of the cancer team at Shands at AGH and North Florida Regional Medical Center.

Dr. de la Puerta discusses how his role is to listen to his patients' requests and work with them to find medications that meet those requests.

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Medical School

Universidad Complutense - Madrid, Spain

Internship and Residency

Polyclinic Medical Center - Harrisburg. PA


University of Florida

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Board Certified

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

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