Raina Ferzoco, MD

Raina Ferzoco, MD

Primary Location

Maplewood Cancer Center
1580 Beam Avenue
Maplewood, Minnesota 55109
(651) 779-7978

Biography

Areas of Special Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Cancer Survivorship

Philosophy of Care
I believe in patient centered, evidence-based, compassionate care. I do my best to provide the best and latest treatment options to my patients while ensuring that their care is personalized and holistic.

Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

  • Mayo Clinic Division of Medical Oncology Small Grants Recipient  
  • American College of Physicians Best Clinical Research Poster
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Essentials of Patient Care Exemplary Performance Award
  • Poster presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Hematology Association
  • Oral Presentation at American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Tandem Meeting
  • Instructor in Medicine and Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • Dean’s List, Stanford University

Research/Publications

Ferzoco, R., Micallef, I. Kumar, S., et al.  Updated results of the Mayo Clinic risk adapted algorithm for peripheral blood stem cell mobilization utilizing G-CSF and plerixafor.  Submitted to Bone Marrow Transplantation.

Ferzoco, R. and Ruddy, K.  Optimal delivery of male breast cancer follow-up care: improving outcomes. Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy; 2015:7 371–379.

Ferzoco, R. and Ruddy, K.  The Epidemiology of Male Breast Cancer.  Current  Oncology  Reports. 2016 Jan;18(1):1.

Ferzoco, R. and Ruddy, K.  Unique aspects of caring for young breast cancer patients.  Current Oncology Reports 2015; 17(1): 425-431.

Ashley, E., Powers, J., Chen, M., Kundu, R., Finsterbach, T., Caffarelli, A., Deng, A., Eichhorn, J., Mahajan, R., et al. The endogenous peptide apelin potently improves cardiac contractility and reduces cardiac loading in vivo. Cardiovascular Research 2005; 65: 73-82.

Personal
My husband and I live in North Oaks with our young twins and two Goldendoodles.  In my free time, I enjoy good food, good fiction, and spending time exploring the outdoors with my family. 

Medical School

University of Florida College of Medicine

Residency

Internal Medicine, Georgetown/Washington Hospital Center

Fellowship

Hematology/ Medical Oncology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Board Certification

  • Board Certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • Board Certified Internal Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)