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Napoleon Santos, DO

Dr. Santos treats patients with all blood disorders and cancers but has a special interest in benign and malignant hematology including disorders of blood cells, bleeding and clotting disorders and lymphomas. Having experienced first-hand the impact cancer can have on a person and their loved ones, he believes good communication is the key to positive patient outcomes. During his Hematology/Oncology fellowship, Dr. Santos was named Most Outstanding Fellow in 2014 and was a recipient of several other academic honors.

He is a strong believer in the importance of clinical research, having served as Primary Investigator for a research project at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL. He’s also been published in such prestigious journals as Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology and has presented several posters locally and statewide. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Santos has also served as a volunteer medical translator. His personal interests include sports and spending time with his family.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematologist
  • Medical Oncologist
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Medical School

  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL

Education

  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Residency

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Fellowship

  • Oncology/Hematology
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Board Certified

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO)
FCS Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Dr. Napoleon Santos Talks Lung Cancer Facts

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States in both men and women. In honor of World Lung Cancer Day, FCS Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Dr. Napoleon Santos talks to WPTV about different ways people can reduce their chances of getting lung cancer – as well as the symptoms to be on the look out for.

The Risks of Sun Exposure with FCS Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Napoleon Santos, MD

An alarming statistic – 1 in 5 Americans is likely to develop skin cancer by the age of 70 according to the American Cancer Society – making it the most common form of cancer in the United States. FCS Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Dr. Napoleon Santos talks to WPTV about the risks of too much sun exposure and precautions on you can protect and your family.

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Catherine Schwallie Patient Testimonial – Dr. Napoleon Santos – Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

Dr. Napoleon Santos - Florida Cancer Specialists

Dr. Napoleon Santos shares a personal experience with cancer which influenced his decision to pursue his career as a Medical Oncologist.