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Sofia Palacio MD
Medical Oncologist

Specialties: Medical Oncology

Position: Full Time Practice

Practice Locations:  Albuquerque, Gallup

Joined NMOHC:  2019

Medical School:  Universidad CES, School of Medicine, Medellin, Colombia (2009)

Residency: Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami (2015), Chief Resident (2016)

Fellowship: Hematology / Oncology, Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami (2019), Chief Fellow (2019)

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Clinical Appointments: Clinical Clerkship, Universidad de Salamanca, School of Medicine, Salamnca Spain (2008); Visiting Clinical Clerkship (2009); Emory University School of Medicine , Atlanta, Georgia (2009);  Centro de Salud Mental, General Practitioner, Rural Service, Medellin, Colombia (2010); Instituto Neurológico de Antioquia, General Practitioner, Medellin, Colombia (2011); New Mexico Cancer Center, Medical Oncologist (Current)

Academic Appointments:  Universidad CES, Medellin, Colombia, Instructor, Molecular Biology (2011); Universidad CES, Medellin, Colombia, Clinical Instructor, Physical Exploration (2011)

Personal Profile: Dr. Palacio is a board-certified medical hematologist oncologist. She is passionate about helping patients navigate through cancer care and is particularly devoted to caring for breast cancer patients. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and Hematology and Oncology fellowship at University of Miami. Dr. Palacio believes knowledge, experience, communication and shared decision making are all essential to providing excellent care. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. Her research has been presented at various national and international conferences including ASCO, San Antonio Breast Symposium and World Lung. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She is fluent in Spanish and has a diverse background having lived and trained in the US, Spain and Latin America. She is an avid reader and hiker. 

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