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.

Physicians

At Miami Cancer Institute, our 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.
  • Specialize in treating cancer and are experienced in using chemotherapy and other medications to battle the disease.

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Nurses

Nurses

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.

  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Genetic Risk Educators
  • Registered Dietitians

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:

  • Help link you with community resources.
  • Upon completion of treatment, refer you to our survivorship program
  • Provide or coordinate support groups and educational programs for you
  • Facilitate referrals to the appropriate cancer patient support services

 

Our team also includes:

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.

Registered Dietitians

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

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.

Clinical Trials Staff

Genetic Counselors

Physical Therapists

Massage Therapists

Patient Financial Representatives