Baptist Health South Florida, Miami Cancer Institute

Manuel Ozambela Jr MD joins Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute as Urologic Surgical Oncologist

September 6, 2023

Resized Dr. Manuel OzambelaMIAMI, FL – September 6, 2023– Manuel Ozambela, Jr., M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute as a specialist in treating urinary and reproductive system cancers, including kidney, bladder, prostate, testicular and penile cancers. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“We are honored to welcoe Dr. Ozambela to Miami Cancer Institute,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “His outstanding clinic experience and educational background, combined with his compassionate care, will benefit our patients greatly.”

Prior to joining Miami Cancer Institute, Dr. Ozambela completed his fellowship in urologic oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. During the fellowship, he worked with a multidisciplinary group of investigators to study rare and aggressive kidney tumors and identify novel treatment ptions.

In addition, he has authored multiple scientific abstracts, manuscripts and book chapters on various urologic oncology topics. Through his research, he strives to identify new diagnostic and treatment options for genitourinary cancers, improve patient recovery after surgery and enhance patients’ quality of life.

Dr. Ozambela earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his urologic surgery training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Harvard Program in Urology. During his residency, he earned the Exceptional Resident Award and the Award in Academic Excellence for his outstanding clinical performance and academic achievements.

“I look forward to working with area patients to provide the best cancer care possible. Through shared decision-making and personalized treatment plans, I am here to help guide patients through this stressful time in their lives,” says Dr. Ozambela.

He will see patients at Miami Cancer Institute, located at 8900 North Kendall Dr.

About Baptist Health Cancer Care

Baptist Health Cancer Care is the largest cancer program in South Florida, providing local, out-of-state and international patients with the most advanced cancer care. With locations from the Florida Keys to the Palm Beaches, the program provides cancer patients access to a full array of innovative clinical trials, physicians dedicated to bringing discovery to the bedside, access to personalized cancer treatments and comprehensive patient support services – all delivered with unparalleled compassion. Baptist Health Cancer Care includes its state-of-the-art premier institutes, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute and Baptist Health Lynn Cancer Institute, with renowned subspecialized surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, and highly advanced technologies available to treat every common and rare cancer.

Baptist Health Cancer Care is part of Baptist Health, based in South Florida, providing care through a network of 12 hospitals as well as more than 150 outpatient facilities and physician practices, welcoming more than 1.5 million patients from around the world each year. Baptist Health Cancer Care is also Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, an alliance based on common standards of care and many shared clinical trials.

To learn more about Baptist Health Cancer Care, visit

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