Dr. Joseph P Litam MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Joseph Litam is a medical oncologist in McAllen, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including McAllen Medical Center and Mission Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Santo Tomas and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Litam accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at McAllen Medical Center and one of 8 at Mission Regional Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and Spanish.

Are you Dr. Joseph Litam? Claim your profile to make edits or add details. Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Clinical Interests: General clinical oncology and hematology

Hospital Affiliation

McAllen Medical Center

Mission Regional Medical Center

Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1980

University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1977 - 1979

University of Santo Tomas
Class of 1973

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Remission of a chemotherapy resistant tumor of low malignant potential with tamoxifen.
Llerena, E., Kudelka, A. P., Tornos, C., Cedillo, G. F., Lopez, A., Edwards, C. L., Litam, J. P., Kavanagh, J. J.

Combination of high-dose cyclophosphamide, BCNU, and VP-16-213 followed by autologous marrow rescue in the treatment of relapsed leukemia.
Zander, A. R., Vellekoop, L., Spitzer, G., Verma, D. S., Litam, J., McCredie, K. B., Keating, M., Hester, J. P., Dicke, K. A.

The treatment of advanced testicular carcinoma with high dose chemotherapy and autologous marrow support.
Blijham, G., Spitzer, G., Litam, J., Zander, A. R., Verma, D. S., Vellekoop, L., Samuels, M. L., McCredie, K. B., Dicke, K. A.

See all 8 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
Find More Doctors
Doctor Finder

Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Browse Doctors by



Search all Doctors

Profiles by Doximity

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.