Florida Cancer Specialists Press Release
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Welcomes Dr. Alexander Glick
Nation’s Largest Independent Hematology/Oncology Practice Adds Hospitalist in Charlotte County
Port Charlotte, FL – September 9, 2016……… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS)), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Alexander Glick, MD, has joined the practice as a hospitalist and will be seeing FCS patients who require hospitalization at three hospital locations. Dr. Glick will have privileges at Fawcett Memorial, Bayfront Port Charlotte and Bayfront Punta Gorda.
FCS CEO Bradley Prechtl said, "Dr. Glick will bring an added dimension to our network in Charlotte County, focusing on bridging the continuum of care we offer for our patients who must be hospitalized. We are very pleased to have him join the FCS family.”
Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “Dr. Glick comes to us with excellent credentials and has a broad experience in hospital care. He has established a reputation for compassionate care and I know he will be a great complement to our physicians in Charlotte County, allowing us to better serve our patients."
Dr. Vance M. Wright-Browne, who practices in Port Charlotte, explained, “Dr. Glick will ensure there is a seamless continuation of care for our patients who are hospitalized. He will work directly with the FCS physicians in our community cancer center and, through our Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system, he will be able to access patients’ charts immediately to continue their treatment plan and augment their care while they are in the hospital.”
Alexander Glick, MD
After earning his undergraduate degree at Wayne State University and his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Alexander Glick completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, MI. He then pursued a Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, MI, where he served as Chief Fellow and provided mentorship to Internal Medicine Residents. During his Fellowship, Dr. Glick was faculty-selected to become the first recipient of the Freeman Wilner Foundation award for dedication to excellence, commitment to patients, and providing compassionate care. Dr. Glick has an avid interest in clinical research and has been published in leading oncology journals. Throughout his career, Dr. Glick has volunteered by educating his local community on the pathology of cancer, its prevention and treatment.
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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