Frederick Aronson

Frederick R. Aronson, MD

Primary Office: Scarborough
Area of Focus:
Cutaneous (melanoma & others), Genitourinary (prostate, bladder, kidney, testis), Endocrine (thyroid, adrenal)
Joined: 1993
Education: Yale University School of Medicine (M.D. & M.P.H)
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Hematology
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center

Dr. Aronson grew up in New York City, and went to college at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.  He then attended Yale University’s Schools of Medicine and Public Health, where he graduated with both MD and MPH degrees.  Next, he trained in Internal Medicine at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital before moving on to Tufts University and New England Medical Center for his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology.  Afterwards, he remained at Tufts on the full time faculty, where his focus was laboratory research.  After 5 years, he left Boston to join the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine at Moffitt and Long Hospitals, where he was the Director of the Biological Response Modifiers Program.  At UCSF, he did National Cancer Institute-funded research in cancer immunotherapy, in addition to teaching and caring for patients.

Dr. Aronson was a Consultant Professor at the Liaoning Tumor Hospital and Institute in Shenyang, China, and a Visiting Professor at Jinzhou Medical College in Jinzhou, China. He has been actively involved in Clinical Research for over thirty years, serving as Principal Investigator on a large number of Clinical Trials.

In 1993, Dr. Aronson moved back to New England. He continues to teach at Tufts University School of Medicine while maintaining practice at New England Cancer Specialists. He lives in Cape Elizabeth with his wife, who is also a physician. He is an avid, but not very talented, golfer and a long-time fly fisherman. Their older son lives and works in New York and likes fishing and the Red Sox, but not golf. His younger son attends college in St Louis and likes golf and the Yankees, but not fishing. He and his wife enjoy hiking and fishing, and keeping up with family and friends.

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