James Ronald Mason , MD

Hematology , Medical Oncology and Hematology/Oncology

(858) 554-9100

Scripps Clinic
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037

Overview

Started Practice: 1991 Joined Scripps Clinic Medical Group: 1996Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital Leadership Roles: -Chairman, Department of Medicine -Chairman, Department of Academic Affairs -Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, Scripps Clinic Medical Group -Director, Scripps Blood and Marrow Transplantation Center -Director, Scripps Stem Cell Processing Laboratory Teaching Role: -Instructor, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program Professional Societies: -American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation -American Society of Clinical Oncology -American Society of Hematology Honors & Awards: -Phi Beta Kappa, 1980 -Alpha Omega Alpha, 1984 -Academic Excellence Award, University of California, San Francisco, 1984 -Thrivers Network Physician of the Year Award, 1992 -Skaggs Clinical Scholar, 1998-2007 Research Focus: -Acute leukemia -Blood and marrow transplantation Clinical Interests Within Specialty: -Blood and marrow transplantation James R. Mason, M.D., is the director of the Scripps Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Center and the stem cell lab at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines. Dr. Mason, a native San Diegan, went to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, and then trained in internal medicine, medical oncology/hematology and bone marrow transplantation at the University of California, San Diego. He performed the first outpatient bone marrow and stem cell transplants in San Diego. As director of the BMT Center, he has overseen the completion of hundreds of autologous outpatient transplants, making Scripps Clinic the recognized leader in this field on the West Coast. Currently, under Dr. Masons leadership, the BMT Center offers innovative therapy programs (incorporating dose-intensive chemotherapy and/or immunotherapy) for patients with the following: -Breast cancer -Non-Hodgkins lymphoma -Hodgkins lymphoma -Multiple myeloma -Acute and chronic leukemia -Diseases of the bone marrow and selected solid tumors The Scripps BMT Center is a National Marrow Donor Program designated transplant center and is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 36 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of California San Francisco School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1984

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Specialties: Hematology , Medical Oncology and Hematology/Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Mason's Office Information

Fax: (858) 855-4913
Website: www.scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

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Doctor Mason's Other Office Information

Scripps Clinic
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 554-9100

Fax:(858) 855-4913
Website:www.scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Scripps Clinic Cancer Center
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 554-8629

Fax:
Website:www.scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Scripps Clinic Encinitas
310 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-5594

Fax:
Website:www.scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Scripps Clinic Oncology
310 SANTA FE DR
ENCINITAS, CA 92024
(760) 633-7032

Fax:(760) 063-3709
Website:www.scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Scripps Clinic Encinitas
320 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-5594

Fax:
Website:www.scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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