Dr. Sergio Giralt attended Universidad Central de Venezuela as a medico cirujano. He received his medical degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela and completed his postgraduate internship at the University Hospital of Caracas. He completed an internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and a postdoctoral fellowship in hematology oncology. Dr. Giralt, professor of medicine, joined the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy as a medical oncology/hematology fellow in 1989. Among numerous administrative responsibilities, he is the deputy chair of the department.