Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Welcomes Dr. Alexander Glick

Nation’s Largest Independent Hematology/Oncology Practice Adds Hospitalist in Charlotte County


Port Charlotte, FL – September 9, 2016……… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS)), the leading community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Alexander Glick, MD, has joined the practice as a hospitalist and will be seeing FCS patients who require hospitalization at three hospital locations. Dr. Glick will have privileges at Fawcett Memorial, Bayfront Port Charlotte and Bayfront Punta Gorda.

FCS CEO Bradley Prechtl said, "Dr. Glick will bring an added dimension to our network in Charlotte County, focusing on bridging the continuum of care we offer for our patients who must be hospitalized. We are very pleased to have him join the FCS family.”

Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “Dr. Glick comes to us with excellent credentials and has a broad experience in hospital care. He has established a reputation for compassionate care and I know he will be a great complement to our physicians in Charlotte County, allowing us to better serve our patients."

Dr. Vance M. Wright-Browne, who practices in Port Charlotte, explained, “Dr. Glick will ensure there is a seamless continuation of care for our patients who are hospitalized. He will work directly with the FCS physicians in our community cancer center and, through our Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system, he will be able to access patients’ charts immediately to continue their treatment plan and augment their care while they are in the hospital.”

After earning his undergraduate degree at Wayne State University and his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Alexander Glick completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, MI. He then pursued a Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, MI, where he served as Chief Fellow and provided mentorship to Internal Medicine Residents. During his Fellowship, Dr. Glick was faculty-selected to become the first recipient of the Freeman Wilner Foundation award for dedication to excellence, commitment to patients, and providing compassionate care. Dr. Glick has an avid interest in clinical research and has been published in leading oncology journals. Throughout his career, Dr. Glick has volunteered by educating his local community on the pathology of cancer, its prevention and treatment.

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.