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


101 W. Expressway 83
McAllen, TX 78503

Rodrigo A. Erana, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Hematology-Oncology 2001
Harvard Medical School Residency Pediatrics 1998
Harvard Medical School Internship Pediatrics 1996
Universidad La Salle Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1993


Dr. Rodrigo Erana is a physician at the Vannie Cook Children's Clinic in McAllen, TX. Dr. Rodrigo Erana is interested in childhood cancer in underdeveloped countries and childhood cancer epidemiology in the hispanic population.

Dr. Erana is a member of the Childhood Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program. His clinical interests include children's cancer and hematological disorders and end of life care. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology.

Research Interests

  • Childhood cancer in underdeveloped countries
  • Childhood cancer epidemiology in the hispanic population


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (ASPHO) Member
Massachusetts Medical Society Member

Awards & Honors

2010    Hope on Wheels Hyundai Scholar Grant

2009    Hope on Wheels Hyundai Scholar Grant

2000    Berlex Oncology Foundation Award, Cancer Epidemiology and Clinical Trials

2000    Berlex Oncology Foundation Award, Workshop on Cancer Genetics and Molecular Biology

Board Certification

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


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