Dr. Lalit Aneja Joins Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

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


Fort Myers, FL – July 18, 2016……… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Lalit Aneja, MD, has joined the practice and is seeing patients at two FCS locations in Sarasota County, FL. Dr. Aneja will practice at the Venice Healthpark office, located at 836 Sunset Lake Blvd., Suite 101, Venice, FL, and at the Englewood office, located at 714 Doctors Drive, Englewood, FL.

FCS CEO Brad Prechtl said, "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Aneja to our practice. He comes to us with excellent credentials and has been very involved in research being conducted at Winthrop University Hospital. He has built a reputation as a caring oncologist and will bring added convenience to our patients in Venice and Englewood.”

Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “Due to his strong interest in clinical research, Dr. Aneja comes to us with notable experience as a sub-investigator in several research studies and clinical trials, which is an area of key focus throughout our practice. He will be a great addition to our network in Sarasota County.”

After earning his undergraduate medical degree, Dr. Lalit Aneja completed his Residency and Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY, which is a major teaching affiliate of the SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. There, Dr. Aneja served as Chief Fellow and was also a Clinical Instructor in Internal Medicine for third and fourth year medical students and he supervised interns. Fluent in four languages, he was published in 2015 in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology and has served as a sub-investigator on a number of clinical trials, several of which have focused on lung cancer.

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.