Florida Cancer Specialists Press Release
Dr. Mitchell B. Weisberg Joins Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
Nation’s Largest Independent Oncology Group Welcomes New Physician in Flagler County
Palm Coast, FL – January 16, 2017... Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Mitchell B. Weisberg, MD has joined the practice and is seeing patients at the Palm Coast office of Florida Cancer Specialists, located at 61 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, FL.
FCS CEO Bradley Prechtl said, “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Weisberg to Florida Cancer Specialists. With over 20 years of experience as an oncologist, he has established an excellent reputation and is a highly respected physician with a keen interest in clinical trial research. I know Dr. Weisberg will be a great addition to our network in Flagler County.”
Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, "Dr. Weisberg will be able to bring his considerable expertise to the Palm Coast community and offer added convenience for our patients. He is a highly dedicated physician and recognized as an extremely compassionate oncologist who always puts patients first. We are very pleased to have him join the FCS family.”
For over 20 years, Dr. Mitchell B. Weisberg has been caring for cancer patients. After completing his Internal Medicine training at St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Louis Regional Medical Center, affiliates of the University of Missouri, Dr. Weisberg returned to his home in Miami, FL to pursue additional medical training. Subsequently, he completed his Medical Oncology and Hematology fellowship at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Weisberg began practicing in 1995 in Daytona Beach, FL at the Daytona Oncology Center, where he also served as Director of Medicine. In 2001, Dr. Weisberg moved to Georgia to help initiate a research program and to practice Oncology at Columbus Regional Medical Center, John B. Amos Cancer Center in Columbus, GA. In late 2003, he returned to the North Central Florida area as he wanted to raise his young family in his home state.
Prior to joining Florida Cancer Specialists in Palm Coast in 2017, Dr. Weisberg cared for patients in Volusia and Flagler counties for almost 14 years as Director of Medical Oncology at Metcare Oncology in Ormond Beach, FL.
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute offers a full range of oncology and hematology services, including clinical research and the use of evidence-based medicine and proactive patient support services. FCS is a strategic site of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, one of the largest community-based clinical trial organizations in the United States.
About Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute: (FLCancer.com)
Founded in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is the largest independent medical oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 200 physicians, 150 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and over 90 locations in our network, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home.
Recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. 70% of new cancer drugs approved in 2015 for use in the U.S. were studied in clinical trials conducted with FCS participation*. Our physicians are consistently ranked nationally as Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Trained in such prestigious medical schools and research institutes as Duke, Stanford, Harvard, Emory, M.D. Anderson, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the physicians of Florida Cancer Specialists provide leadership and consultation in the state's leading hospitals.
FCS serves patients on the Gulf Coast from Naples to the greater Tampa Bay area, north as far as Tallahassee, in Orlando and surrounding Central Florida communities, and on the East Coast in Daytona/Palm Coast, Vero Beach/Sebastian and in Palm Beach County.
Florida Cancer Specialists has built a national reputation for excellence that is reflected in exceptional and compassionate patient care, driven by innovative clinical research and cutting-edge technologies that help advance targeted treatments and genetically-based immunotherapies, and embodied by our outstanding team of highly-trained and dedicated physicians, clinicians and staff.
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