Dr. Ruben Fabrega earned his medical degree from the University of Panama School of Medicine and completed his internship at Social Security Hospital, Republic of Panama. He completed his residency at Gorgas Army Hospital at the former Panama Canal Zone. He completed his fellowship in medical oncology in the Department of Developmental Therapeutics at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston and the Department of Clinical Immunology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Dr. Fabrega has held positions as a private practitioner at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique, Michigan; Assistant Chief of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the Social Security Hospital in the Republic of Panama; Medical Officer at the MEDDAC Panama, Coco Solo Army Health Clinic; and private practitioner at King's Daughters Hospital in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Dr. Fabrega is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1993. His special medical interests include breast, lung and colon cancer.