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Elizabeth Guancial, MD

Dr. Guancial is an Oncologist and Hematologist for Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute in Sarasota County. She is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology/hematology and has special interests in cancers of the bladder, kidney, testicle, and prostate. Dr. Guancial earned her medical degree from the Harvard School of Medicine (Boston, MA) and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. After her residency, Dr. Guancial was awarded a Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the world-renown Dana Farber Cancer Institute, located in Boston, MA.

In addition to her academic achievements, Dr. Guancial received research grants from the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, University of Rochester Medical Center and the New York State Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program. As a cancer researcher, Dr. Elizabeth Guancial is actively engaged in clinical studies, has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and previously served as a peer reviewer for the European Oncology & Hematology Journal and the British Journal of Urology.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Languages Spoken
  • English

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital


Hematology/Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Honors & Achievements

Sarasota Magazine Top Doctor – Medical Oncology – 2023
Sarasota Magazine Top Doctor – 2021, 2022
Excellence of Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Wilmot Cancer Institute – 2016
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Teaching Award, University of Rochester – 2015, 2016
Best Resident and Fellows at Harvard Medical School – 2009, 2010
Mort Schwartz Humanism in Medicine Award – 2009
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Chief Resident – 2008, 2009

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Guancial

Personal experiences and her interest in science led Dr. Elizabeth Guancial to the practice of medical oncology. She has a special interest in treating genitourinary and gynecologic cancers and works closely with a multidisciplinary team of specialists to provide her patients with the personalized care and services they need. Dr. Guancial loves interacting with people and calls it “an honor” to build trust with her patients along with the many phases of their cancer journey.