Dr. Ralph V. Boccia is a hematologist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, where he is a clinical associate professor of medicine for the University, as well as the medical director of the International Oncology Network (ION) Clinical Research Program and the chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Dr. Boccia is board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He practices out of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, of which he is the founder and medical director, located in Bethesda, Maryland and Germantown, Maryland.
Dr. Boccia earned his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Kern Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
Dr. Boccia has been listed as a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine and Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine since 1992. He has also been recognized as a Super Doctor by The Washington Post Magazine and a Regional Top Doctor for Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore by Castle Connolly.
Dr. Boccia has contributed to various articles with his research, published in journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology and The Lancet.