- Diplomate, American Board of Medical Oncology
- Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Diplomate, American Board of Hematology
Dr. Edqardo Rafael Ortiz-Flores was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He received his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico. During medical school, he became interested in Oncology when he did some research on acute leukemia patterns. Dr. Ortiz-Flores is fellowship-trained in Hematology and Oncology from the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Ortiz-Flores' interests in the field include breast and hematologic malignancies.
During his free time, Dr. Ortiz-Flores is an avid of history and novels and a fervent baseball and soccer fan.
Dr. Ortiz-Flores is fluent in Spanish.
Patient Care Philosophy:
Dr. Ortiz-Flores is patient-oriented and a firm believer in patient independence during decision making and their quality of life. The prime goal is to deliver up to date and individualized cancer care in a context of patient autonomy, education, and empowerment. Dr. Ortiz-Flores strives for building healthy relationships with patients, their loved ones, and the multi-disciplinary team required during treatment as to deliver care in the most amicable way and achieve the best possible outcome.