James Mason, MD

James Mason, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist with a special interest in blood and bone marrow transplantation. In addition to his experience with therapy programs for breast cancer and certain solid tumors, he performs blood and marrow stem cell transplantation for patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple myeloma, acute and chronic leukemia, and other diseases of the blood and bone marrow.

Dr. Mason is director of the Scripps Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program and the stem cell lab at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines. Under his leadership, the BMT Program offers innovative care — incorporating dose-intensive chemotherapy and/or immunotherapy — and is recognized as a leader in the BMT field on the West Coast.

He believes in taking a collaborative approach to medicine and is part of a large, integrated system of physicians, nurses, pharmacists and specialists — all dedicated to providing excellent patient care.

Dr. Mason is a San Diego native.

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

Areas of Expertise

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1987

Medical Education

  • University of California, San Francisco, MD, 1984

Internships

  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1985

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1988

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Hematology & Oncology, 1991