Dr. Robert Amjad Ali has joined the Kymera family.
Coming to SE New Mexico from Miami, Florida, Dr. Ali has an extensive background in cancer, hematological research, and internal medicine. He will be a practicing oncologist at Kymera and his vast body of experience will be a major advantage for our patients.
From July 2016 until his arrival in Southeastern New Mexico, Dr. Ali was a Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellow with the University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine in Florida. Prior to this, he served as Resident Physician at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville. During this period, he published several important case reports, peer reviewed articles, and abstract publications.
Many of these publications involved immunotherapy research in a variety of conditions and situations. Because of the success researchers are having with cancer treatments, his understanding of immunotherapy will be a major plus in the fight against cancer for many.
In June 2016, Dr. Ali was honored by the University of Florida as both their Intern and Resident of the Year, but also the Resident Teacher of the Year.
Some of the professional organizations to which Dr. Ali is a member include:
Since 2009, Dr. Ali has traveled and spoken extensively on a variety of cancer and immunotherapy topics. He is currently engaged in several ongoing research projects including a pre-clinical study into new therapeutic options when treating patients with Leukemia-Lymphoma. In addition, he is seeking inclusion in a possible ground-breaking pilot study related to pancreatic tumors.
Dr. Robert Ali will be serving the Southeast New Mexico community from the Carlsbad Cancer Treatment Center.