Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D.


  1. Jacksonville, Florida
  • All areas of clinical oncology and hematology (gynecologic malignancies, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, bone marrow transplantation)
  1. 1979
    MDUniversity of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  2. 1975
    BScUniversity of Puerto Rico, San Juan


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine - Hematology
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  3. American Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and Honors

  1. 2015
    Mayo Clinic School of CPD Course Director of the Year AwardMayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development
  2. 2015
    AACR Breast Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review CommitteeAmerican Academy of Cancer Research
  3. 2015
    Member of Palliative Care Task ForceState of Florida Department of Health
  4. 2015
    Member, Program CommitteeAmerican Academy of Cancer Research
  5. 2015
    Member, Scientific Review Committee AACR Disparities ConferenceAmerican Academy of Cancer Research
  6. 2014
    Member of the Board of ABIM-HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Board Exam Committee
  7. 2008
    Best Teacher Award, Hematology/OncologyInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2008
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    Board MemberMedical Advisory Board, Hospice Northeast
  2. 2011 - 2013
    PresidentFlorida Society of Clinical Oncology
  3. 2006 - 2009
    MemberExecutive Board - Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  4. 2006
    MemberEducation Strategic Coordinating Group, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2006
    MemberMemo of Understanding Indian Health Service Coordinating Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  6. 2005 - present
    Associate DirectorMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2005 - 2006
    MemberCancer Care Disparities Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  8. 2004 - present
    Executive Board MemberFlorida Society of Clinical Oncology
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Research Activities

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