M.D. M. Med. (Int. Med.) Specialist Physician and Medical Oncologist.
Practice No: 2300192
Private Practice: From 1993 until now working as Medical Oncologist in Private Practice at The Medical Oncology Centre of Rosebank and the Linksfield Park Hospital, both in Johannesburg.
Current Positions: Medical Oncology Private Practice and Private Oncology Clinical Trial Unit in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Post Graduate Examiner: Medical Oncology at the Collage of Medicine of South Africa and for Clinical Oncology Exams at the University of Natal, South Africa.
Worked as a Senior Consultant and Senior Lecturer: in Medical Oncology until 1993 at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Completed Fellowship: in Medical Oncology at the University of Pretoria.
Completed Registrarship: in Internal Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
Completed Internship: at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Qualified in Buenos Aires: Argentina in 1978.
Member of: various Pharmaceutical South African and International Advisory Boards
Member of: various Pharmaceutical Protocol Steering Committees.
SASMO Prestige Award: South African Society of Medical Oncology: South African Society of Medical Oncology prestige Award. October 1992
Young investigator award: South African Society of Medical Oncology: For the best abstract of original scientific work presented as a paper at the 3rd Congress of the South African Society of Medical Oncology. September 1991
May 1993 – Present: Private Practice. The Medical Oncology Centre of Rosebank and Linksfield Park Clinic
Mar 1991 – May 1993: Senior Specialist Physician, Senior Medical Oncologist. Senior Lecturer. Department of Medical Oncology, Verwoerd Hospital, Pretoria, SA.
Mar 1989 – Feb 1991: Specialist Physician, Medical Oncologist. Senior Lecturer. Department of Medical Oncology, H F Verwoerd Hospital, Pretoria, SA.
Jan 1988-Feb 1989: Senior Medical Officer, Lecturer. Department of Medical Oncology, H F Hospital, Pretoria SA.
Jul 1987 – Dec 1987: Senior Registrar, Lecturer. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, SA.
Jan 1983 – Jun 1987: Registrar, Lecturer. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, SA.
Jan 1982 – Dec 1982: Senior House Office, Lecturer. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, SA.
Oct 1980 – Sep 1981: Rotating Internship, Assaf Ha Roffe. University of Tel Aviv, Israel.
Apr 1979 – Feb 1980: First Assistant, Internal Medicine. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES MEMBERSHIPS
Active Member of the following Oncology Organizations:
- South African Society of Medical Oncology (SASMO): Chairman
- Multinational Association for the Supportive Care of Cancer (MASCC): Member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the MASCC Infection and Myelosupression Study Group, Member of the MASCC Antiemetic Study Group
- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
- European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
- International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
- European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC): Former Principal Investigator
- Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG): Former Senior Investigator
ABSTRACTS OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
More than 130 abstracts: at Local South African and International Scientific Meetings (including ASCO, MASCC and ESMO).
Presented Posters and Oral Presentations: at Various Local South African and International Scientific Meetings (including ASCO, MASCC and ESMO).
More than 60 Pier reviewed publications: Reviewers of Abstracts and Scientific Journals including Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, American Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) and Annals of Oncology.
FIELDS OF INTEREST
- Cancer Supportive Care: Antiemetics and Infections in Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Solid Tumour
- New Anticancer Agents
Cancer Specialist Referral Network: Professor Bernardo Leon Rapoport has 20 years of Private Practice Experience with a network of cancer doctors in the following specialties:
- Radiation Oncology
- General Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery
- Hepato-biliary Surgery
- Breast Cancer Surgery
- Thoracic Oncology
- Urologic Oncology
- Gynecological Oncology