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Sylvia Jaramillo, M.D.

Sylvia Jaramillo, M.D.

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

General Summary

Dr. Jaramillo is a compassionate physician interested in improving the quality of care for underserved populations.

Education

  • Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, 2015
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, 2012
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Doctor of Medicine, 2009
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Bachelor of Science, Minor in Spanish Literature, 2003
    University of California, Irvine, CA

Medical Practice

  • North Austin location, St David’s North Austin Medical Center

Other Information

Dr. Jaramillo was born in Bogota, Colombia and was raised in Los Angeles, California. She is a native Spanish speaker. She enjoys traveling to other countries and experiencing different cultures. She loves food and music and believes that these are the greatest unifiers across cultures.

Accolades & Memberships

  • Outstanding Medical Student Award: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 2009.
  • Exceptional Contributions to the Diversity and Community Outreach Programs, University of Utah School of Medicine, 2009.
  • The Richard Juarez Commitment to the Community Award: Latino Medical Student Association, 2009.
  • Richard P. Jensen Scholarship: Awarded at the University of Utah School of Medicine, 2007. Award based on academic merit.
  • Educational Resource Development Council Scholarship: Commitment to the Medical Needs of Women and Children in 2006, 2007, and 2008. University of Utah.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • Travis County Medical Society (TMA)
  • Mayo Fellows Alumni Association (MFA)
  • American Women’s Association (AMWA)
  • Association of Minority Medical Students (AMMS)

Community Service

While in Austin, Dr. Jaramillo has participated in outreach efforts to improve the cancer education in the community. She also participates in a Spanish-language radio program to increase awareness of cancer and cancer treatment in the Latino community of Austin.

Dr. Jaramillo is a proud member of the Susan G. Komen® Austin grant review panel since 2016. By serving in this role, she helps appropriately allocate funds that help breast cancer patients and survivors.

Research Interest

Dr. Jaramillo is interested in all tumor types and has a special interest in lung, colon, and breast cancer. She values all aspects of patient care and pays particular attention to the psycho-social impact of cancer on a patient.

She will complete a master's degree in public health in order to become more involved in health policy matters as our healthcare system evolves. Her goals center around improving health care access to patients of disadvantaged backgrounds in order to eliminate health disparities.

Publications

  • End-of-Life Care for Undocumented Immigrants with Advanced Cancer: Documenting the Undocumented

    Journal of Pain and Symptom management, 2016

  • Hepatic artery embolization for neuroendocrine tumors: postprocedural management and complications

    Oncologist, 2012

  • Current and Emerging Therapies in Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma: Focus on Pralatrexate

    Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics, 2011

  • Autoregulation of neurogenesis by GDF11

    Neuron, 2003

  • Growth and differentiation factor 11, a negative regulator of neural proliferation in the olfactory epithelium

    Journal of Undergraduates in the Biological Sciences, University of California Irvine. Vol. 32, 2003