Dr. Joan F. Kroener MD Hematologist

Dr. Joan Kroener is a hematologist in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital. She received her medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Kroener accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 12 doctors at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Clinical Interests: Medical Oncology, Breast Cancer

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Green Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1977

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1979

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Hematology, 1979 - 1981

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Phase II, randomized trial to compare anastrozole combined with gefitinib or placebo in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer.
Cristofanilli, M., Valero, V., Mangalik, A., Royce, M., Rabinowitz, I., Arena, F.P., Kroener, J.F., Curcio, E., Watkins, C., Bacus, S., Cora, E.M., Anderson, E., Magill, P.J.

Benefit from exemestane as extended adjuvant therapy after 5 years of adjuvant tamoxifen: intention-to-treat analysis of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast And Bowel Project B-33 trial.
Mamounas, E.P., Jeong, J., Wickerham, D.L., Smith, R.E., Ganz, P.A., Land, S.R., Eisen, A., Fehrenbacher, L., Farrar, W.B., Atkins, J.N., Pajon, E.R., Vogel, V.G., Kroener, J.F., Hutchins, L.F., Robidoux, A., Hoehn, J.L., Ingle, J.N., Geyer, C.E., Costant

A6, a urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA)-derived peptide in patients with advanced gynecologic cancer: a phase I trial.
Berkenblit, A., Matulonis, U. A., Kroener, J. F., Dezube, B. J., Lam, G. N., Cuasay, L. C., BrĂ¼nner, N., Jones, T. R., Silverman, M. H., Gold, M. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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