Florida Cancer Specialists Press Release

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Announces New Office Location in Ocala, FL

Nation’s Largest Independent Oncology/Hematology Practice Adds Clinic in Marion County

Ocala, FL – December 7, 2016……… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, announced today that a new clinical location has opened in Ocala, FL. The address of the new Ocala West office is 4600 SW 46th Court, Building 200, Suite 330, Ocala, FL 34474. Medical oncologists Shilpa Oberoi, MD, Vipul Patel, MD, and Craig Reynolds, MD will be seeing patients at the new location.

FCS CEO Bradley Prechtl said, "We opened our first office in Ocala in 2014 and because of rapidly increasing patient demand, we felt this second location in Marion County was needed. It represents another example of our commitment to serving and supporting our patients in communities, both large and small, throughout Florida. This facility will bring a wide range of treatments and services all under one roof, optimizing convenience for our patients in the Ocala community.”

Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “The new location in Ocala is a state-of-the-art-facility that will offer medical oncology/hematology services for patients in this community. Drs. Oberoi, Patel and Reynolds, who already practice in Ocala, will also have office hours at this location, providing greater convenience for both current and new patients who may live closer to this office, which is located approximately 7 miles west of our first clinic.”

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 nearly 100 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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