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Fred Ekery, M.D.

Fred Ekery, M.D.

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

General Summary

Dr. Ekery served as President and Chairman of the Board of Texas Oncology from 1998 – 2000, continued as Director until April 2010 and is currently Director Ex Officio, Regional Director and Managing Director for Texas Oncology. Dr. Ekery is a member of the Executive Committee, in addition to serving as a Medical Director for west and south Texas. Dr. Ekery has served as President of The US Oncology Network National Policy Board and as Chairman of the iKnowMed Advisory Committee, as well as Medical Director of Development for The US Oncology Network.

Education

Dr. Ekery received his B.A. from Texas Western College, now The University of Texas El Paso, and his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, in 1963. He completed a medical internship at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas in 1964, his residency in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, N.Y., in 1965, and then returned to Parkland Memorial Hospital to complete his internal medicine residency and a fellowship in hematology and oncology in 1967.

Medical Practice

Other Information

Accolades & Memberships

Dr. Ekery previously served for a number of years as a member of the Board of Directors of Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, as well as their medical director of oncology and president of their medical staff. Dr. Ekery is a founding member of the Southern Society of Medical Oncology and a founding member and past President of the Texas Society of Medical Oncology. He is also a member of the El Paso Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, American Medical Association, Southern Association for Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Texas Society of Medical Oncology, and Southwestern Oncology Group. He is past President of the El Paso chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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Research Interest