Florida Cancer Specialists Press Release
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Announces New Physicians to Statewide Practice
Nation’s Largest Privately-Owned Hematology/Oncology Group Welcomes Dr. Rushir Choksi, Dr. Jennifer Cultrera, Dr. Vivian Griffin, Dr. Li Li & Dr. David Wenk
Ft. Myers, FL – September 17, 2012. . . . . . . . . Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute announces the addition of five new physicians to their practice:
Rushir Choksi, M.D. is a medical oncologist who will be practicing at our New Port Richey and Land O’ Lakes offices. Dr. Choksi completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and comes from the Oncology-Hematology Association at UPMC St. Margaret.
Jennifer Cultrera, M.D., a medical oncologist, will be practicing at the Inverness and Villages offices. Dr. Cultrera comes to FCS from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and a prior position at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She also is currently an assistant professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Vivian Griffin, M.D. is a radiation oncologist who will be practicing at the FCS clinics in Largo – Highland Avenue and New Port Richey. Dr. Griffin comes to FCS from the Cancer Treatment Group at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, IL.
Li Li, M.D., a hematopathologist, will be working out of our pathology lab located in Ft Myers. Dr. Li worked as a research associate at the Blood Center of Wisconsin and Brigham & Woman’s Hospital in Boston, MA before completing her residency and fellowship at Albany Medical Center in Hematopathology.
David Wenk, M.D. is a medical oncologist who will be practicing at the FCS clinic in New Port Richey. Dr. Wenk comes to FCS from Florida Cancer Affiliates and his prior position at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center where he served as a Clinical Faculty Member in the Department of Medicine as well as the Department of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
About Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute:
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is the largest independent oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 150 physicians, 90 nurse practitioners and more than 60 clinical sites 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.
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.
Established in 1984, 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 Palm Beach County.
At Florida Cancer Specialists, our primary purpose – and our passion – is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends.
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