Published on August 01, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Jesus Vera Aguilera

Jesus Vera Aguilera, hematology and oncology

Dr. Jesus Vera Aguilera, a hematologist and oncologist, has joined the Essentia Health Cancer Center in Duluth, Minnesota.

“Essentia Health aligns with my personal ideals of how to care for patients, as well as being a workplace committed to the communities they support,” says Dr. Vera.

Dr. Vera earned a medical degree from the National Autonomous University of Medico in Mexico City, Mexico. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Texas Tech Health Science Center in Odessa, Texas, and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Vera is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

“Oncology is my passion, I really want to make a difference in the care of my patients,” explains Dr. Vera. “I believe that my role is not only to be their doctor, but also a friend to be there for my patients in difficult times.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Vera, call (218) 786-3625. To see his full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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