Medical Oncology/Hematology

Division of Hematology and Oncology
Department of Medicine
(352) 265-0725

Overview

The Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Florida, College of Medicine is dedicated to the mitigation of suffering and death due to cancer and blood disorders through laboratory and clinical research-based patient care and education. A team of cancer experts provides specialized treatment plans for diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors. The group cooperates with all disciplines in the Health Center to develop and implement the very latest in translational research. This effort focuses on GI malignancies, head and neck tumors, lung cancer, breast cancer, CNS tumors and sarcomas.

Multidisciplinary Treatment Team

The Division of Hematology and Oncology works in multidisciplinary treatment teams which provide extensive experience in many areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. They are expert medical professionals who are committed to the highest ideals and standards of the profession and who provide an exceptional standard of care for those they treat. The team provides compassionate, comprehensive and innovative care, including treatments that are only available through clinical trials.

The multidisciplinary treatment team includes physicians, nurses and staff who can provide extensive experience in many areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Our patients benefit from numerous services including:

  • Medical oncology
  • Hematology
  • Surgical oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy
  • Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation
  • Infusion center
  • Clinical trial enrollment
  • Psychosocial support
  • Genetic counseling
  • Social workers
  • Patient educators and resources

Comprehensive Patient Care

The teaching, research and patient care programs of the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine are conducted primarily in the inpatient and outpatient facilities of UF Health Shands Hospital, the principal teaching hospital of the University of Florida College of Medicine, and the Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). The intimate physical proximity of the VAMC to UF Health Shands Hospital and the University of Florida, College of Medicine has facilitated the complete integration of educational, research and patient care programs.

The many treatment options include:
• Surgery
• Radiation therapy
• Chemotherapy
• Targeted therapy
• Biological therapy
• Maintenance therapy

Referrals and Appointments

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call
(352) 265-0725