Dr. Aurelio Castrellon is a medical oncologist with board certifications in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Universidad de Panama School of Medicine in 2000, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in association with the University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine in 2006. He completed his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2009. There, he spent most of his training working with world-renowned authorities in the treatment of breast cancer.
Dr. Castrellon then moved to New Mexico, where he practiced medical oncology for five years, with a particular interest in breast cancer. He focused on early detection and multidisciplinary treatments as the most effective methods to help improve breast cancer outcomes.
At Memorial, Dr. Castrellon is dedicated to breast health and to fostering an environment of early screening, detection and leading-edge care.