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Eric Roeland, M.D., FAAHPM, FASCO (he/him)

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, School of Medicine


Eric Roeland, MD, FAAHPM, FASCO, is a medical oncologist and palliative care specialist at the Knight Cancer Institute. His clinical practice focuses on caring for patients with cancer and poorly controlled symptoms. Dr. Roeland’s clinical research focuses on identifying, validating, and expanding clinical interventions to improve treatment tolerance and quality of life of people living with cancer. 

Dr. Roeland is a proud husband and father of two children. Outside of work, he prioritizes time with his family and exploring the outdoors.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2000, Northwestern University
    • M.D., 2005, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2008
  • Fellowship

    • Palliative Care, San Diego Hospice and the Institute of Palliative Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2009
    • Hematology/Oncology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2012
  • Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
    • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009
    • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014

Memberships and associations:

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Areas of interest

  • Symptom science
  • Clinical trials
  • Cachexia
  • Immunotherapy
  • Treatment-related toxicity
  • Neuropathy


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