Our Team

The specialists and subspecialists at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida combine world-recognized medical expertise, innovation and compassionate care to detect and treat your specific cancer. By creating precise, personalized treatment plans that incorporate groundbreaking discoveries and collaborations with other world-renowned cancer researchers, these experts design the best individualized treatment just for you.


At Miami Cancer Institute, our world-renowned cancer specialists and subspecialists work together across numerous medical disciplines (known as a multidisciplinary approach) to provide you with some of the most advanced screenings, comprehensive diagnostics, multidisciplinary care and personalized treatments available today – all under one roof and all conveniently located in South Florida.

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Medical oncologists

Specialize in treating cancer and are experienced in using chemotherapy and other medications to battle the disease.

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Are experts in diseases of the blood, including bone marrow, lymph nodes and the spleen.

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Use imaging equipment such as X-rays, ultrasound, MRI and CT to help diagnose cancer.

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Radiation oncologists

Use proton therapy and photon radiation to treat cancer. Our radiation oncology team members are among the most experienced in the world, and we offer the most comprehensive radiology platforms available.

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Interventional Radiologists

Perform minimally invasive procedures to conduct biopsies, destroy tumors, manage pain and alleviate symptoms.

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Surgeons and surgical oncologists

Perform surgery to prevent or diagnose cancer, remove tumors, ease pain or discomfort and improve function following treatment. Our surgeons often use minimally invasive techniques such as robotic surgery.

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Palliative care specialists

Support patients’ psychosocial well-being. Our physicians are experts in their respective fields of psychiatry, integrative medicine, rehabilitation, preventive medicine, palliative care and pain management.

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Medical geneticists

Specialize in genetic diagnosis and the treatment of patients with hereditary disorders. Our physicians collaborate with genetic counselors and other medical specialists to develop interventions to minimize the risk and impact of genetic disorders and improve the efficacy of treatments.

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Our pharmacists and pharmacy technicians work together with physicians and providers across numerous medical disciplines to provide comprehensive, patient-centered, clinical pharmacy services, helping create precise, personalized treatment plans.

"Most of these physicians have pediatric counterparts who specialize in caring for infants, children and teens with cancer."

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Miami Cancer Institute’s nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide an additional layer of expertise to the cancer care team. Their advanced training and clinical experience uniquely position them to work closely with the entire team of healthcare providers – as well as you and your family members– to help ensure that the highest quality of care is delivered throughout your cancer journey.


The nurses at Miami Cancer Institute provide medical expertise, innovation and compassionate care. Using a streamlined, efficient and all-inclusive multidisciplinary approach, our nursing team delivers individualized, high-quality care to you throughout every step of your cancer journey.

Genetic Risk Educators

The genetic risk educators and certified genetic counselors at Miami Cancer Institute work with you to develop a cancer risk assessment based on your unique family history and genetic background.

Registered Dietitians

As part of Miami Cancer Institute’s Cancer Patient Support Center, registered dietitians work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary cancer care team to provide nutritional advice and to develop personalized meal plans that best meet your personal and medical needs.

Patient Navigators

Miami Cancer Institute offers an innovative Patient Navigation Program that streamlines your care delivery, creating a smoother, more seamless care path while also enhancing a compassionate experience on the cancer journey. From helping manage symptoms and understand treatment options to assisting caregivers and helping resolve insurance challenges, the Institute’s patient navigators develop compassionate and consistent relationships to help you at virtually every point of need.

Your Patient Navigator Will

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Be your liaison from diagnosis throughout the duration of your care.

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Assess your needs and coordinate appropriate support services.

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Reinforce education with you regarding disease, treatments, side effects and adverse reactions.

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Follow up with you by phone.

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Educate you on reportable signs/symptoms (based on medical plan of care).

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Follow up with you at discharge to ensure services are set up as planned and coordinate with inpatient staff.

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Help link you with community resources.

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Upon completion of treatment, refer you to our survivorship program.

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Provide or coordinate support groups and educational programs for you.

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Facilitate referrals to the appropriate cancer patient support services.

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Cancer Patient Support Center 

Our Team also includes

  • Social Workers

    Psychosocial assessment, identify community resources, transportation, support groups, placements in skilled nursing facilities, hospice referrals, assist with end-of-life decisions, bereavement follow-up.

  • Patient Financial Representatives

    Medication applications, evaluate patient for Medicaid/Medicare eligibility, insurance benefit verification and authorization, assist with community resources, coordinate community assistance program.

  • Registered Dietitians

    Educate patients and caregivers on the role of good nutrition, create an individualized nutrition meal plan, offer group and individual nutrition counseling.

  • Psychiatrists / Psychologists

    Individual, couple and family counseling, survivorship counseling to help transition to life after treatment, counseling for caregivers/loved ones, bereavement counseling, monthly calendar of support groups and educational programs.

  • Physical Therapists and Massage Therapists
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Clinical Trials Staff