Dr. Jonathan Blitzer specializes in hematology / oncology, medical oncology, internal medicine in Long Beach, California.
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Dr. Jonathan Blitzer identified specializing in
Hematology / Oncology, Medical OncologyMedical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs..
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Dr. Blitzer attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine and graduated in 1980 having 34 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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Internal Medicine, Neurology
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
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