Cecilia Y. Arana Yi, M.D.

  1. Hematologist / Oncologist


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Cecilia Arana Yi, M.D., is senior associate consultant and director of leukemia services. She received her medical degree at the Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru, and completed residency at the University of Buffalo. She then completed a Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University and a Leukemia fellowship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Arana Yi was the Leukemia Program Director and the Mastocytosis Multidisciplinary Program Leader at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center in Albuquerque, NM. Dr. Arana Yi conducts clinical trials in acute and chronic leukemias, and systemic mastocytosis. She is a member of professional organizations including American Society of Hematology, American Association for Cancer Research, Association of Clinical Research Professionals, and is a well-recognized educator and speaker in educational meetings for community oncologists, families and caregivers. Dr. Arana Yi’s clinical and research activities focus on acute and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and systemic mastocytosis.

  • Acute Leukemias
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Mastocytosis
  1. 2013
    Fellowship - LeukemiaMD Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2012
    Fellowship - Hematology/OncologyThomas Jefferson University Hospital
  3. 2009
    Internship/Residency - Internal MedicineState University of New York at Buffalo
  4. 2004
    Residency - Internal MedicineUniversidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
  5. 2000
    MD - Medical SurgeonUniversidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
    MSHS - Clinical and Translational ResearchGeorge Washington University


  1. 2012
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2012
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2019 - present
    ProviderMastocytosis Society
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberMastocytosis Society
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberHemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society
  5. 2018 - 2020
    MemberUNM Cancer Committee Survivorship Section, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of New Mexico
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberEuropean Hematology Association
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberPeruvian Society of Hematology
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety of Hematologic Oncology
  9. 2017 - present
    SpecialistMDS Foundation
  10. 2013 - 2020
    MemberProtocol Review and Monitoring Committee, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of New Mexico
  11. 2013 - 2020
    MemberData Safety Review Committee, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of New Mexico
  12. 2013 - 2020
    MemberHematology Working Group, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of New Mexico
  13. 2013 - 2020
    MemberHematology Translational Research Committee, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of New Mexico
  14. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  15. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology