- Primary Hospital Affiliation:
- The Miriam Hospital
- Also Associated With:
- Rhode Island Hospital
- Medical School: Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
- Residency: Framingham Union Hospital
- Fellowship: Rhode Island Hospital
Jorge J. Castillo, MD, is a hematologist/oncologist with The Leonard and Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Miriam Hospital. He is an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and his expertise include hematologic malignancies and HIV oncology.
Board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology, Castillo is a member of the Rhode Island Medical Society, American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology, and is a principal investigator for the AIDS Malignancies Consortium and the Brown University Oncology Group. His main research interests focus on the epidemiology, prognostic factors, diagnosis and therapy of hematologic malignancies and HIV/AIDS-related malignancies. His most recent research efforts are directed to improve the understanding of rare types of lymphoma such as plasmablastic and T-cell lymphomas and their potential association with oncoviruses, such as EBV. He is also interested in studying the epidemiology and risk factors for lymphoma development using meta-analytical methodologies.
Castillo received his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico City. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Metro-West Medical Center in Framingham, MA, and his fellowship with the Brown University Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program. He is fluent in Spanish and basic Portuguese.
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