Early Detection

An important step to reducing your risk of cancer and staying healthy is by getting your recommended screenings.

Newly Diagnosed

Miami Cancer Institute is here to help you every step of the way after a cancer diagnosis.
  • What Makes Us Better?

    No other cancer program in the region has the cancer-fighting expertise, backed by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, paired with the innovative technology — including advanced genomic testing, advanced skin cancer detection and proton therapy — that is available at Miami Cancer Institute. We uncover what’s driving your cancer and deliver precise and effective treatments.
  • Expertise With Your Cancer

    At Miami Cancer Institute, molecular diagnostics are used to fully understand the molecular makeup of a patient’s cancer, which helps our experts create personalized and targeted treatment plans. Unmatched in South Florida, our Institute is at the forefront of cancer treatment and prevention, with its use of molecular diagnostics and genetic risk assessment. With a full understanding of the genomic architecture behind each cancer, we’re able to successfully leverage our precision therapies and provide better outcomes.
Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Miami Cancer Institute can provide access to clinical trials not widely available elsewhere. Clinical trials find new ways to treat and diagnose cancer and are ongoing. If an appropriate trial is available, we will talk to you about the benefits and risks.

Welcome to Compassionate Cancer Care

Welcome to Compassionate Cancer Care

At Miami Cancer Institute, we understand that the true definition of compassionate care is that nothing is more important than the patient sitting in front of you. We are ready to care for you.

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves AAHRPP Accreditation

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves AAHRPP Accreditation

The Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs has recognized Miami Cancer Institute for promoting ethically sound and safe human subject research practices.

Miami Cancer Institute has been awarded full accreditation by the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), after having completed the accreditation process with zero deficiencies. This is a significant achievement and a testament to our commitment to the highest standards in promoting ethically sound and safe human subject research practices.

Top-Notch Cancer Care Near You

Top-Notch Cancer Care Near You

We’re Florida's only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance. That means our physicians collaborate with national cancer care leaders to give patients the best cancer care, right here at home. We also share knowledge to improve cancer care now and for future generations.

Dr. Juan Pretell

Chief of Musculoskeletal Oncology Surgery
Dr. Juan Pretell

Physician Spotlight

Juan Pretell, M.D., is a musculoskeletal oncology surgeon and the chief of musculoskeletal oncology surgery at Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Pretell specializes in benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumors and skin cancers affecting the musculoskeletal system. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Prior to joining Miami Cancer Institute in 2022, Dr. Pretell worked at University of Miami where he was an Associate Professor of Orthopedic and Faculty of the Orthopedic Surgery residency program and Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship. He also was the director of clinical research in the Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology Surgery.

Dr. Pretell’s research has been published in high-impact national and international orthopedic and oncology journals. He has been a speaker in national and international meetings, and faculty for international Musculoskeletal Oncology courses. He is an active member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and fellow of the AAOS. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Pretell’s approach to patient care is to view patients and their families as his own family members. He is honest and open about the diagnosis and the treatment options available with the most current, evidence-based medicine. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Pretell enjoys going to arcades, cooking classes and entertainment activities with his oldest stepson and his triplets, watching movies with his oldest daughter, traveling and taking beach walks with his wife. He is also an avid World Cup soccer fan.

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