Jesus Fabregas, MD

Jesus C Fabregas, MD, MPH, FACP

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Biography

Jesus C. Fabregas, MD, MPH, FACP is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Fabregas received his medical degree from Universidad Del Norte in Colombia. Following medical school, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida, where he earned the American College of Physicians Outstanding Resident Award. He then finished a post-doctorate fellowship in hematology and oncology at Sylvester Cancer Center – University of Miami.

Dr. Fabregas most recently completed his Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from Harvard University - Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. As part of his public health efforts, his research evaluated inequities and the impact of social determinants of health in cancer care in the US.

At UF Health, Dr. Fabregas will take care of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, with a special interest in colon and rectal cancer, using a multi-disciplinary approach. He aims to improve patient’s quality of life and to provide personalized care by accessing the latest targeted and immunotherapy treatments through clinical trials.

His recent research endeavors included a meta-analysis studying the feasibility of minimizing toxicities in patients with early rectal cancer, and refining prognosis and treatment selection for patients with early colon cancer applying a machine-learning model. He has presented the results of his research in several oncology society meetings including American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH) and European Society of Medical Oncology – GI (ESMO-GI).

He is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

In addition to his passion about oncology, Dr. Fabregas enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, traveling and exploring the outdoors.

Education

Master of Public Health in Epidemiology
Harvard University
2019-2021

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2012-2015

Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2009-2012

Medical Degree
University of the North
1998-2003

Board Certification

  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Peter A. Cassileth
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2015

Outstanding Resident Award
American College of Physicians
2012

National Winner – Poster Presentation
ACP Internal Medicine Meeting
2011

1st Place Oral Presentation
ACP Scientific Meeting
2010