Rafael D. Betancourt-García, M.D.

HEMATOLOGY / ONCOLOGY

Torre Medica Hospital Auxilio Mutuo
Ste. 401, Ponce de Leon Ave. #735
Hato Rey, P.R. 00917

787-296-8394
787-900-5661

rbetancourt@prmedcenter.com

EDUCATION

  • University of Puerto Rico – School of Medicine, Hematology-Medical Oncology
    Fellowship, July 2006 to June 2009
  • San Juan City Hospital, Internal Medicine Residency, July 2003 to June 2006
  • New York Medical College – Fifth Pathway Program, July 2002 to June 2003
  • Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara – School of Medicine, December 2001
  • University of Puerto Rico – B.S. in Microbiology – Summa Cum Laude, June 1997

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Oncology Health Group, LLC – Private Hematology-Oncology – CDT Villa Los Santos, Calle 16 V-1 Urb. Villa Los Santos, Arecibo, P.R. 00612 – 01-Aug-2017 to present
  • Oncology Health Group, LLC – Private Hematology-Oncology – Torre Médica del Auxilio Mutuo, Suite 401, 735 Ponce De Leon Ave., Hato Rey, P.R. 00917 – January 2014 to present
  • Fundación de Investigación De Diego (Principal Investigator in Hematology-Oncology studies and Sub-investigator in Hepatitis C studies) – July 2009 to January 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – September 8, 2006 to 2016
  • Guest Speaker, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Graduation Class – December 2003
  • Honor Merit Scholarship, University of Puerto Rico, 1993 to 1997
  • Highest Honor Award, University of Puerto Rico, 1993 to 1997
  • President’s Award, University of Puerto Rico, 1997

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Puerto Rican Society of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Associate Member, August 11, 2007 to present
  • International Society of Hematology, Member – February 6, 2007 to present
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Associate Member – January 1, 2007 to present
  • American Society of Hematology, Associate Member – September 1, 2006 to present
  • American College of Physicians, Associate Member, 2003 to present

PUBLICATIONS

  • Betancourt-García RD, Castro J, Fernández AC, López-Enríquez A, Fradera J, Pacheco E. “Acquired Acute Myelogenous Leukemia after Therapy for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia with t(15;17): a Case Report and Review of the Literature”. PRHSJ June 2009; 28; 2: 146-150
  • Betancourt-García RD, García-Pallas MV, Pacheco E, Castro J, Cabanillas F. REVIEW ARTICLE “Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma Part I: Clinical Features, Histology, and Prognosis. PRHSJ March 2009; 28; 1: 5-11
  • García-Pallas MV, Betancourt-García RD, Pacheco E, Castro J, Cabanillas F. REVIEW ARTICLE “Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma Part II: Management. PRHSJ March 2009; 28; 1: 12-17

PRESENTATIONS

  • Speaker, “Proteins in Multiple Myeloma”, 10th Symposium of Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma and Bone Marrow Transplant in the University District Hospital – San Juan, P.R. – December 2008
  • Speaker, “Treatment of Multiple Myeloma”, 8th Symposium of Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma and Bone Marrow Transplant in the University District Hospital – San Juan, P.R. – December 2007
  • “Acquired Acute Myelogenous Leukemia after Therapy for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia with t(15;17): A Case Report and Review of Literature”, Clinical Vignette – Oral Presentation, American College of Physicians – San Juan, P.R. – October 2007
  • “Acquired Acute Myelogenous Leukemia after Therapy for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia with t(15;17): A Case Report and Review of Literature”, Poster Presentation, Puerto Rican Society of Hematology and Medical Oncology Convention – August 2007
  • Speaker, “Intensive Review and Actualization in Internal Medicine for Internists and Primary Physicians”, University of Puerto Rico – School of Medicine – June 2007
  • “Acquired Acute Myelogenous Leukemia after Therapy for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia with t(15;17): A Case Report and Review of Literature”, Clinical Vignette – Oral Presentation, First Place, Puerto Rican Society of Hematology and Medical Oncology – June 2007
  • Speaker, “Actualization in the Treatment of Hematologic Disorders: The Best of ASH” – “Multiple Myeloma” – San Juan, P.R. – March 2007
  • Collaborator, International Society of Hematology – Interamerican Division, Newsletter ISH IAD – January 2007
  • Speaker, “Active Protocols of Leukemia and Transplant in the University District Hospital”, 7th Symposium of Leukemia and Transplant in the University District Hospital – San Juan, P.R. – December 2006
Fernando M. Zalduondo Dubner, M.D., D.A.B.R., F.A.C.R.
Luis D. Flores-Cabán, M.D., Hematology, Oncology
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