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Jose  Sandoval Sus

Jose Sandoval Sus, MD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology

Program: Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System

Language(s): English

  • Overview

    Cancer Focus:
    Hodgkin Lymphoma, Leukemia, MDS, Multiple Myeloma-Plasma Cell Tumor, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Dr. Jose Sandoval Sus is an assistant member of Moffitt Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System in Pembroke Pines. He received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB). He worked as a hospitalist in the Hematology Oncology Department of a tertiary care hospital affiliated with UNAB (Clinica Carlos Ardila Lulle/FOSCAL). Following this, Dr. Sandoval Sus joined Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego as a postdoctoral research fellow in the research group of Dr. Thomas J. Kipps and Dr. Januario Castro, where he focused on phase I/II translational clinical trials in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). After working as a clinical instructor at UNAB in Colombia for six months, he completed an internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Sandoval Sus then was internal medicine chief resident at the Miami VA Healthcare System then completed a hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. During this time, Dr. Sandoval’s research focus was in prognostic and therapeutic aspects of lymphoid malignancies, with an emphasis in CLL and mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). His professional interests are in patient-focused care of all hematological malignancies, with a special emphasis in both indolent and aggressive lymphoid tumors.

    Education & Training

    Board Certification:

    • Internal Medicine - Hematology


    • University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center - Clinical and Research Fellow
    • University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center - Oncology / Hematology


    • University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital - Internal Medicine

    Medical School:

    • Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga Medical School - MD
  • Participating Trials

    Clinical Trial 20415
    A Phase III, Open-Label, Multicenter, Randomized Study Evaluating The Safety And Efficacy Of Polatuzumab Vedotin In Combination With RituximabI Plus Gemcitabine Plus Oxaliplatin (R-Gemox) Versus R-Gemox Alone In Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Condition: Malignant Hematology
    Status: Open (affiliates only)

    Clinical Trial 21056
    A Phase 1b/2, Open-Label, Safety and Efficacy Study of Epcoritamab (GEN3013; DuoBody®-CD3 X CD20) in Relapsed/Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Condition: Malignant Hematology
    Status: Open (affiliates only)

    Clinical Trial 23102
    An open-label phase II study to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of tirabrutinib in patients with Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL)
    Condition: Malignant Hematology
    Status: Open (affiliates only)

    Clinical Trial 90016
    A Phase 1b Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Anti-cancer Activity of Loncastuximab Tesirine in Combination with Other Anti-cancer Agents in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (LOTIS-7)
    Condition: Malignant Hematology
    Status: Open (affiliates only)

    If you believe you are eligible for one of these trials or studies, please call
    813-745-6100 or toll-free 1-800-679-0775.

  • Publications

    • Chavez JC, Grajales A, Sandoval-Sus J, Turba E, Nodzon L, Uriepero-Palma A, Ammad-Ud-Din M, Sahakian E, Komrokji R, Sokol L, Locke FL, Shah B, Lancet J, Sotomayor EM, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Bello C, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Long-term follow up of the combination of ofatumumab, high-dose methylprednisolone, and lenalidomide for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia with biomarker analysis. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2024 Jun.24(6):382-391.e2. Pubmedid: 38508880.
    • Fares A, Carracedo Uribe C, Martinez D, Rehman T, Silva Rondon C, Sandoval-Sus J. Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors: Recent Updates. Int J Mol Sci. 2024 Feb.25(4). Pubmedid: 38396884. Pmcid: PMC10889086.
    • Iqbal M, Jagadeesh D, Chavez J, Khurana A, Rosenthal A, Craver E, Epperla N, Li Z, Isufi I, Awan FT, Dholaria BR, Maakaron JE, Sandoval-Sus JD, Mishra R, Saha A, Annunzio K, Bhaskar ST, Sumransub N, Fijalka A, Ivanov SA, Lin Y, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Efficacy of CD19 directed therapies in patients with relapsed or refractory large b-cell lymphoma relapsing after CD19 directed chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2024 Feb.59(2):211-216. Pubmedid: 37973893.
    • Saeed H, Sandoval-Sus J, Castillo-Tokumori F, Dong N, Pullukkara JJ, Boisclair S, Brahim A, Walker D, Bridgellal S, Zhang L, Sokol L. Poor Outcome of Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma with Current Available Therapy: An Experience of Two Centers. Oncol Res Treat. 2023 Oct.1-6. Pubmedid: 37844559.
    • Zayac AS, Landsburg DJ, Hughes ME, Bock AM, Nowakowski GS, Ayers EC, Girton MR, Hu M, Beckman AK, Li S, Medeiros LJ, Chang JE, Stepanovic A, Kurt H, Sandoval-Sus J, Ansari-Lari MA, Kothari SK, Kress A, Xu ML, Torka P, Sundaram S, Smith SD, Naresh KN, Karimi YH, Epperla N, Bond DA, Farooq U, Saad M, Evens AM, Pandya K, Naik SG, Kamdar M, Haverkos BM, Karmali R, Oh TS, Vose JM, Nutsch HR, Rubinstein PG, Chaudhry A, Olszewski AJ. High-grade B-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified: a multi-institutional retrospective study. Blood Adv. 2023 Nov.7(21):6381-6394. Pubmedid: 37171397. Pmcid: PMC10598493.
    • Shah NN, Castillo-Tokumori F, Whiting J, Boulware D, Sandoval-Sus J, Knepper TC, Hussaini M, Tao J, Chavez JC, Isenalumhe L, Gaballa S, Saeed H, Bello C, Sokol L, Pinilla-Ibarz J, Shah BD. Frontline treatment approaches in TP53-aberrant mantle cell lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2023 Jan.64(1):230-233. Pubmedid: 36301721.
    • Tarockoff M, Gonzalez T, Ivanov S, Sandoval-Sus J. Mantle Cell Lymphoma: the Role of Risk-Adapted Therapy and Treatment of Relapsed Disease. Curr Oncol Rep. 2022 Oct.24(10):1313-1326. Pubmedid: 35639332.
    • Boisclair S, Brahim A, Sandoval-Sus J. Use of Mogamulizumab for Cutaneous Adult T-cell Leukemia in a Patient Living With HIV. Cureus. 2022 Nov.14(11):e31701. Pubmedid: 36561586. Pmcid: PMC9767665.
    • Alderuccio JP, Arcaini L, Watkins MP, Beaven AW, Shouse G, Epperla N, Spina M, Stefanovic A, Sandoval-Sus J, Torka P, Alpert AB, Olszewski AJ, Kim SH, Hess B, Gaballa S, Ayyappan S, Castillo JJ, Argnani L, Voorhees TJ, Saba R, Chowdhury SM, Vargas F, Reis IM, Kwon D, Alexander JS, Zhao W, Edwards D, Martin P, Cencini E, Kamdar M, Link BK, Logothetis CN, Herrera AF, Friedberg JW, Kahl BS, Luminari S, Zinzani PL, Lossos IS. An international analysis evaluating frontline bendamustine with rituximab in extranodal marginal zone lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2022 Apr.6(7):2035-2044. Pubmedid: 35196377. Pmcid: PMC9006265.
    • Sandoval-Sus J, Chavez JC. The role of axicabtagene ciloleucel as a treatment option for patients with follicular/marginal zone lymphoma. Ther Adv Hematol. 2021 May.12. Pubmedid: 34104371. Pmcid: PMC8165824.
    • Yassine F, Sandoval-Sus J, Ayala E, Chavez J, Hamadani M, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Cellular Therapies for Mantle Cell Lymphoma. Transplant Cell Ther. 2021 May.27(5):363-370. Pubmedid: 33965173.
    • Chavez JC, Yassine F, Sandoval-Sus J, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy in B-cell lymphomas: current status and future directions. Int J Hematol Oncol. 2021 Jun.10(2):IJH33. Pubmedid: 34540198. Pmcid: PMC8445151.
    • Rose A, Grajales-Cruz A, Lim A, Todd A, Bello C, Shah B, Chavez J, Pinilla-Ibartz J, Saeed H, Sandoval-Sus J, Isenalumhe L, Sokol L. Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma: Clinicopathologic Features, Prognostic Factors, and Outcomes From a 28-Year Single Institutional Experience. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2021 Feb.21(2):132-138. Pubmedid: 32950461.
    • Sandoval-Sus JD, Brahim A, Khan A, Deutsch Y, Raphael B, Ansari-Lari A, Fernandez HF, Raez LE. Complete Response of Primary Refractory ALK-Positive Large B-Cell Lymphoma Treated With Single-Agent Nivolumab. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2020 Mar.20(3):e113-e117. Pubmedid: 32033930.
    • Rosas D, Yepes I, Tschanz J, Wariboko M, Sandoval-Sus JD. Epstein-Barr Virus: From Kissing Disease to Broken Heart. Cureus. 2020 Apr.12(4):e7704. Pubmedid: 32431983. Pmcid: PMC7233509.
    • Sandoval-Sus JD, Brahim A, Khan A, Raphael B, Ansari-Lari A, Ruiz M. Brentuximab vedotin as frontline treatment for HIV-related extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma. Int J Hematol. 2019 Jan.109(5):622-626. Pubmedid: 30671911.
    • Sandoval-Sus JD, Faramand R, Chavez J, Puri S, Parra P, Sokol L, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Shah B, Ayala E. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation is potentially curative in mantle cell lymphoma: results from a single institution study. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 Feb.60(2):309-316. Pubmedid: 29963932.
    • Phuoc V, Sandoval-Sus J, Chavez JC. Drug therapy for double-hit lymphoma. Drugs Context. 2019 Dec.8. Pubmedid: 31844420. Pmcid: PMC6905641.
    • Mina A, Sandoval Sus J, Sleiman E, Pinilla-Ibarz J, Awan FT, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Using prognostic models in CLL to personalize approach to clinical care: Are we there yet?. Blood Rev. 2018 Mar.32(2):159-166. Pubmedid: 29122300.
    • Sandoval-Sus JD, Chavez JC, Dalia S, Naqvi SMH, Talati C, Nodzon L, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Association between immunoglobulin heavy-chain variable region mutational status and isolated favorable baseline genomic aberrations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Jan.59(1):59-68. Pubmedid: 28641468. Pmcid: PMC7771359.
    • Sandoval-Sus J, Sotomayor EM, Shah BD. Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Contemporary Diagnostic and Treatment Perspectives in the Age of Personalized Medicine. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2017 Sep.10(3):99-115. Pubmedid: 28404221.
    • Juárez-Salcedo LM, Sandoval-Sus J, Sokol L, Chavez JC, Dalia S. The role of anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1 agents in the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: The future is now. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2017 May.113:52-62. Pubmedid: 28427522.
    • Sandoval-Sus JD, Mogollon-Duffo F, Patel A, Visweshwar N, Laber DA, Kim R, Jaglal MV. Nivolumab as salvage treatment in a patient with HIV-related relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma and liver failure with encephalopathy. J Immunother Cancer. 2017 Jun.5:49. Pubmedid: 28642818. Pmcid: PMC5477132.
    • Chavez JC, Sandoval-Sus J, Horna P, Dalia S, Bello C, Chevernick P, Sotomayor EM, Sokol L, Shah B. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis: A Single Institution Experience and Review of the Literature. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 Aug.16 Suppl:S170-S174. Pubmedid: 27521314.
    • Hosein PJ, Sandoval-Sus JD, Goodman D, Arteaga AG, Reis I, Hoffman J, Stefanovic A, Rosenblatt JD, Lossos IS. Updated survival analysis of two sequential prospective trials of R-MACLO-IVAM followed by maintenance for newly diagnosed mantle cell lymphoma. Am J Hematol. 2015 Jun.90(6):E111-E116. Pubmedid: 25737247. Pmcid: PMC4439262.
    • Castro JE, James DF, Sandoval-Sus JD, Jain S, Bole J, Rassenti L, Kipps TJ. Rituximab in combination with high-dose methylprednisolone for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leukemia. 2009 Oct.23(10):1779-1789. Pubmedid: 19693094. Pmcid: PMC2761991.
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