Luis Estuardo Raez , MD

Internal Medicine , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

(954) 265-4325

Memorial Physician Group
801 N Flamingo Rd Ste 11
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028


Dr Raez major focus of research and clinical work is devoted to lung and head and neck cancers. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health at University of Miami School of Medicine (UM). He is also the Co-leader of the Thoracic Oncology Group and Director of Hematology/Oncology Clinics at UM/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr Raez also has several clinical and translational trials that are the core of his clinical research. Most of them are phase I or II trials with new drugs for lung and head and neck cancers. Some of this clinical trials that are investigator initiated have been developed locally by him and other protocols are work in cooperation with other academic centers and researchers. Among them, for example Dr Raez under the mentorship of Eckard Podack PhD has develop an immunotherapy program for patients with lung cancer testing the allogeneic vaccines called "B7.1" and "gp96" in two different phase I clinical trials inducing a good immunological and clinical response the first results have been already published in "Cancer and Gere Therapy" and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He has also developed the first human phase I trial for 2-deoxyglucose (2-DG) a new type of anticancer therapy based in glycolysis inhibition, among other projects. Dr Raez has published extensively in the areas of his expertise. He has more than 40 peer review publications and more than 60 presentations in national and international meetings. Dr Raez is a member of AACR, ASCO, ASH, ACP, ACCP, FLASCO, ECOG.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 31 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Russian

Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado

Graduation Date: in 1990

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Memorial Hospital West
  • Memorial Hospital Miramar
  • Memorial Regional Hospital

Specialties: Internal Medicine , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS FL Blue Choice
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • FL Ambetter
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Florida Blue SimplyBlue
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana South Florida HUMx HMOx
  • Molina Mrktplace FL
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • Oscar Insurance FL
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Raez's Office Information

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM