Hitesh Patel, MD
Dr. Hitesh Patel says that being a medical oncologist is “very gratifying,” and he values the very personal and family-like relationships he develops with his patients.
Ongoing advancements in personalized medicine are enabling him to individually select treatments for patients based on their unique genetics and the make-up and behavior of their particular cancer. He describes this as the most exciting time in the field of oncology, as many more patients are surviving cancer with a great quality of life.
After receiving his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Karnataka, India, Dr. Patel completed Internal Medicine residency training at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa.
Dr. Patel is Board-certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine. He joined Florida Cancer Specialists in 2011.
- Kasturba Medical College – Karnataka, India
- Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY
- University of South Florida – Moffitt Cancer Center
- Medical Oncology
- Internal Medicine