Luis E Raez, MD

Raez Luis E
Hematology & Oncology

Primary Office
801 N Flamingo Road
Ste 11
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Meet the Physician

Medical Director, Memorial Cancer Institute

Dr. Luis Raez acquired his medical degree at Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University. He completed his internship and residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/VAMC, University of Miami School of Medicine in Internal Medicine. He also completed his hematology/oncology residency at Jackson Memorial, Sylvester Cancer Center.
Dr. Raez is board-certified in medical oncology, internal medicine and geriatrics. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP).

Dr. Raez is a nationally and internationally recognized lung cancer expert and a researcher with expertise in phase I-III clinical trials, some of which he personally developed. For this work, he was awarded the Career Development Award by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). He has published a lung cancer book and more than 60 peer review papers. Dr. Raez presents regularly at national and international meetings. 

  • Spanish


Awards and honors
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year, Internal Medicine Department, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, American College of Physicians, Florida Chapter
  • Physicians’ Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education, American Medical Association
  • Research Career Development Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • “Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care”
  • “Who’s Who in America”
  • “Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century”
  • “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering”
  • “The Best Doctors in America”
  • “Guide to America’s Top Physicians”
  • “Who’s Who in the World”
  • “Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals Throughout the World”
Professional organizations
  • The Peruvian Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • Eastern Oncology Cooperative Group
  • North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Specialists in Geriatrics
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Florida Society of Clinical Oncology
  • “Molecular Genetics of Treatment Response in Lung Cancer Disparities,” SCCC intramural grant, 2008-2009
Recent publications
  • “Immunotherapy as a Strategy for the Treatment of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer,” Therapy, 2011
  • “EGF Receptor in Lung Cancer: A Successful Story of Targeted Therapy,” Expert Reviews of Anticancer Therapy, 2010
  • “Does Radiation Technique Influence PEG Dependence? A Comparison Between Two Radiation Fractionation Schemas,” Head & Neck, 2009
  • “Sequential Therapy for the Locally Advanced Larynx and Hypopharynx Cancer Subgroup in TAX 324: Survival, Surgery and Organ Preservation,” Annual of Oncology, 2009
  • “Targeting Pathways in Head and Neck Cancer: From the Bench to the Clinic,” Expert Reviews of Anticancer Therapy, 2008
  • “Controversies in the Management of Stage IIIA Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer,” Expert Reviews of Anticancer Therapy, 2008
  • Medical Science Monitor
  • Clinical Lung Cancer
  • British Journal of Cancer
  • Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy
  • Oncology
  • The Oncologist
  • Expert Anticancer Review
  • Bio Med Central
  • World Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics
  • “Immunotherapy with Adenocarcinoma Cells Transfected with HLA A1 and gp96-lg Heat Shock Protein in Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer,” 4th Asian Pacific Lung Cancer Conference, South Korea, 2010
  • “Customizing Therapy for NSCLC,” University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Oncology Grand Rounds, 2009
  • “Developments in Head and Neck Cancer,” Sanofi-Aventis Program, San Francisco, 2009


  • Facultad De Medicina De La Univ Peruana Cayetano, 1992
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1994, Internal Medicine
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1996, Internal Medicine
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1999, Oncology and Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Oncology

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