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Gabriel Carabulea, MD

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About Gabriel Carabulea

Gabriel Carabulea, MD, brings 20 years of private practice experience to the San Clemente area. He has extensive knowledge in clinical research, palliative and supportive care and has a personal interest for conditions such as brain tumors, melanoma, lung cancer, and prostate cancer. Cancer screening and prevention are also his priority. Dr. Carabulea believes in "integrated medicine" which takes care of the body, the mind, and the soul at the same time. Dr. Carabulea makes each patient an integral part of decision-making and the healing process.

Dr. Carabulea is a Board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He completed a Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan as well as a Fellowship in Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation and High Dose chemotherapy at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Dr. Carabulea completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Vernon Hospital in New York after receiving his medical degree from the Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania.

Dr. Carabulea loves living close to the Ocean with his wife Dana, and their son, Alexander. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, hiking with his son, and skiing.

Residency: Mount Vernon Hospital


Fellowship: Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York/New York Medical College


Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA


Medical School: Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Affiliated Locations

Mission Hospital, Laguna Beach
Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo