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William Stanton III, MD

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Dr. William Stanton III, MD

Contact

Office
13339 Portofino Dr
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Biography

William Stanton, MD, has been a physician for 46 years. He is medical director of the Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital’s San Diego campus.


As a general oncologist, he provides care for people with lung, colorectal, prostate, skin, blood and breast cancer, helping them gain access to effective treatment and support resources. He is especially interested in diseases of the blood and cancer in older adults. 


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Medical Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine, MD, 1970

Internships

  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1971

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Medicine, 1976
  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1972

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Hematology & Oncology, 1977
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