Florida Cancer Specialists Press Release


Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Welcomes Dr. Kevin Koehler

Nation’s Largest Independent Oncology Group Adds New Physician in Sarasota

Fort Myers, FL – August 1, 2016……… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) ), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Kevin Koehler, MD has joined the practice and will be seeing patients at the Sarasota Downtown office of Florida Cancer Specialists, located at 1970 Golf Street, Sarasota, FL.

FCS CEO Bradley Prechtl said, "Dr. Koehler comes to us with outstanding credentials and he has been recognized with several awards for clinical excellence. I know he will bring added convenience to our patients in Sarasota; we are delighted to welcome Dr. Koehler to our practice.”

Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “Throughout his training, Dr. Koehler has been very involved in research and has already been published in several journals. He will be a great addition to our network in Sarasota County.”

Kevin Koehler, MD
Medical Oncologist

A graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, OH, Dr. Koehler completed his Internal Medicine Residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He stayed on at Ohio State to complete his Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the James Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he was named Chief Fellow during his final year of training. He was recognized multiple times for extraordinary teaching, as well as receiving several awards for clinical excellence. In 2015, he attended the AACR/ASCO Vail Methods in Clinical Cancer Research. He was published in Annals of Oncology during his final year of fellowship and has a keen interest in clinical research, demonstrated by his active participation in various research projects throughout his training.

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 nearly 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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