Florida Cancer Specialists Press Release


Dr. Hugo Davila Joins Florida Healthcare Specialists

Urologist to Practice in Sebastian and Vero Beach, FL Locations

Fort Myers, FL – June 20, 2016……… Florida Healthcare Specialists (FHS), an affiliated practice of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), announced that Dr. Hugo Davila is joining the practice, effective June 20, 2016. Beginning that date, Dr. Davila will see patients at his Sebastian office, located at 1627 US Hwy. 1, Suite 201, Sebastian, FL 32958; in July, he will add a second practice location in Vero Beach (3730 7th Terrace, Vero Beach, FL 32960).

Hugo Davila, MD

Dr. Davila said, “I am very pleased to join Florida Healthcare Specialists. This affiliation with Florida Cancer Specialists will translate into additional high quality services and treatments for my patients, as well as the opportunity for me to collaborate with a phenomenal physician network. FHS and FCS are setting a benchmark for community-based healthcare and I am proud to be associated with this outstanding organization.”

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery degree, Dr. Hugo Davila was a Clinical Research Fellow from 1999-2001 at New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University, where he focused on Endourology, a specialized branch of minimally invasive urology involving surgical technologies and procedures as they apply to benign and malignant diseases of the genitourinary tract.

From 2001-2004, Dr. Davila was a Postgraduate Research Fellow at the University of California Los Angeles Center of Health and Sciences, Department of Urology, and then continued his education as a research fellow at the University of South Florida in the Sexual Medicine Program in the Department of Urology. Dr. Davila completed his internship and residency at the University of South Florida in General Surgery and Urology and also served as Chief Resident from 2009-2010. Prior to joining FHS, Dr. Davila served as the Director of Urology at St. Joseph Health Center in Tawas, MI, and then went into practice with Indian River Urology. He is a Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Brad Prechtl, CEO of FCS, said, “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Davila. He brings over 15 years of experience as a urologist and is a highly respected physician who has a reputation for always putting his patients first. He will be a great addition to our network in Indian River County.”

FCS President and Founder Dr. William Harwin added, “Dr. Davila will bring an added dimension to our practice in Sebastian and Vero Beach, focusing on a broad range of urological conditions. He also will work closely with our Florida Cancer Specialists physicians to bring the most advanced and comprehensive treatment to patients with urologic cancers and related conditions.”


About Florida Healthcare Specialists: (flhealthcarespecialists.com)
As an affiliated practice of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), Florida Healthcare Specialists (FHS) is able to offer distinct advantages to our patients, including an environment that encourages communication and collaboration among physicians, resulting in the highest-quality, patient-centered care. FHS physicians are highly-trained and are helping to set a benchmark for community-based health services in the state of Florida.

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 180 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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