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Cancer and Hematology
Phone: 956-661-9840
Fax: 956-661-9841


101 W. Expressway 83
McAllen, TX 78503

Juan Carlos Bernini, MD

Medical Director, Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Texas A&M College of Medicine-Scott & White Progra Residency Pediatrics 1997
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 1995
Hospital Nacional de Ninos Internship Pediatrics 1989
Universidad Autonoma de Centro America Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1985


Dr. Juan Carlos Bernini is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist located at the Vannie Cook Children's Cancer Clinic. The clinic is located in McAllen, Texas and serves pediatric cancer patients, as well as patients with childhood blood disorders. The clinic provides cancer and blood disorder treatment to children along the Texas-Mexico border.

He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Fellow Member
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology (ASPH) Member
Children's Oncology Group (COG) Member
McAllen Medical Center, McAllen Texas Cancer Committee Member
Medical Center Hospital Cancer Committee Member
Midland Memorial Hospital Cancer Committee Member
Texas Medical Association (Hidalgo County) Member

Awards & Honors

2021     Provider Excellence in Patient Care Award, Texas Children's Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics, ​​​​​​​American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology


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