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James Mason, MD

  • Hematology and Oncology
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

Scripps Clinic Medical Group
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-8788
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

James Mason, MD, is a hematologist and oncologist who has been in practice for over 26 years. Dr. Mason has a special interest in blood and bone marrow transplantation. 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.


In addition to his experience with therapy programs for breast cancer and certain solid tumors, Dr. Mason 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. His research focus is on acute leukemias and computational biology.


Dr. Mason, a San Diego native, 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.

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 and Oncology, 1991
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