Marcelo Blaya, MD

Breast Medical Oncology

Memorial Division of Breast Medical Oncology

1150 N 35th Avenue Suite 170
Hollywood, FL 33021



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About Me

Marcelo Blaya, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He earned his medical degree from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul School of Medicine in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in 1997. He went on to complete an initial residency program in internal medicine there, from 1998 to 2000.

Dr. Blaya completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He completed his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Sylvester Cancer Center, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2007.

Dr. Blaya moved to New Orleans to join Tulane University as an assistant professor of clinical medicine. He also served as associate director of the fellowship training program and as director of cancer management program at the Interim LSU Hospital during his time at Tulane. He then joined East Jefferson General Hospital, where he served as chief of hematology/oncology.

Dr. Blaya’s research interests include breast oncology.

Related Medical Services

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Hospital Affiliations


  • Male


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Areas of Focus

  • Breast cancer



Pontificia Universidade Catolica, 1997


University Of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2004, Internal Medicine


University Of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2007, Oncology and Hematology


American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology

Awards, Achievements, and More

Professional Organizations

  • Southwest Oncology Group
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Associacao Medica do Rio Grande do Sul


  • “Outpatient Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program Clinical Exposure: Tulane’s Experience,” Southern Regional Meeting, 2011
  • “Emerging Issues in Comparative Effectiveness Research,” ASCO Annual Meeting, 2011
  • “Re-establishing Oncologic Care After a Major Disaster,” ASCO Annual Meeting, 2010
  • “Current Trends in the Management of Hematologic Malignancies and Solid Tumors,” Fifth New Orleans Annual Summer Cancer Meeting, 2010
  • “Management of Pancreatic Cancer: What Are the Targets?” Gastrointestinal Cancer and Abdominal Transplant Symposium, 2010


  • “Marquis Who’s Who in America,” annually since 2011
  • Nominated for Tulane University AOA Honor Medical Society, 2010
  • “Best Doctors in America,” annually since 2010
  • “Marquis Who’s Who in the World,” 27th edition, 2010
  • “Cambridge Who’s Who,” 2009
  • Eric Reiss Award for Outstanding Teaching, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2004