Naga Praneeth Raja, MD Joins Cancer Center Team at Memorial Medical Center


June 4, 2020

Memorial Medical Center is proud to announce that Naga Praneeth Raja, MD has joined the Cancer Center team at Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Raja is Board-certified Oncologist. His expertise in Medical Oncology and Hematology helps him specialize in Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Blood Cancer, Blood clotting problems, and Immunotherapy.

Dr. Raja attended Kurnool Medical college in India. He finished his Internal Medicine Residency at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV. Later he moved to the University of Toledo to complete a Medical Oncology Fellowship. Dr. Raja is joining Memorial with 4 years of experience as an Attending Medical Oncologist/Hematologist in Kentucky. As a general Oncologist/Hematologist Dr. Raja has the ability to treat a wide variety of cancers and blood disorders.

Dr. Raja explains that his passion for practicing medicine is driven by the long-term relationships he develops with his patients while treating them. “Helping my patients during their most difficult time is the most gratifying moment of practicing oncology,” states Dr. Raja.

When Dr. Raja is not treating patients on their medical journey, he can be found outside gardening, exercising, or running, and playing badminton. Other than English Dr. Raja is also fluent in Telugu and Hindi. We welcome him, his wife, and their young son to Las Cruces.