Dr. Craig Reynolds Joins Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

Nation’s Largest Independent Oncology Group Adds New Physician in Marion County


Ocala, FL – October 11, 2016……… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS)), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Craig Reynolds, MD, has joined the practice and is seeing patients at the Ocala office of Florida Cancer Specialists, located at 1630 SE 18th Street – Suite 602, Ocala, FL.

FCS CEO Bradley Prechtl said, “FCS opened the Ocala office in June of 2014 and since that time, the practice has been growing rapidly. Dr. Reynolds has been a leading oncologist in Marion County for over two decades and has an excellent reputation. He will bring added convenience for our patients in the Ocala community and we are extremely pleased to have him join the FCS family.”

Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Reynolds to Florida Cancer Specialists. He is a highly dedicated physician and is widely recognized for his clinical research. Dr. Reynolds also provides physician leadership with several organizations, including serving on the Education Committee for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). I know he will be a great addition to our practice in Marion County.”

While completing his Fellowship in Oncology/Hematology, Dr. Craig Reynolds also worked as an instructor in Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine and as a staff physician at John Cochran VA Hospital in St. Louis, MO. In 1993, he moved to Ocala, FL and began his practice at the Ocala Oncology Center, where he later served as Director of Research from 2008 to 2014. During his distinguished career, Dr. Reynolds has been recognized with numerous awards and acknowledgments and has provided physician leadership on various committees and advisory boards; he currently serves on the Education Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Community Practice Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Thoracic Oncology Workgroup of Ocala Regional Medical Center, where he is also a faculty member for house staff training programs. A recognized leader in clinical research, Dr. Reynolds has been an invited speaker at several national and international conferences and his research has been extensively published in such prestigious journals as Blood, Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Thoracic Oncology.

Dr. Patrick Acevedo, who opened the FCS office in Ocala, said, “As a community oncology practice, we have an ongoing commitment to our patients to provide the most advanced and personalized treatments in a setting that is convenient and close to where our patients live. With a recent expansion of our office and now with the addition of Dr. Reynolds, we will be able to better serve patients and their families in Ocala and surrounding communities.”

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.