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Silvia A. Romero, MD

Dr. Silvia Romero is an oncologist and hematologist for Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute in Lee county. Dr. Romero values the moments she is able to share with each of her patients along their cancer journey, which is the reason she became an oncologist.

Board-certified in Medical Oncology, Dr. Romero attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. She completed residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and a fellowship in Oncology and Hematology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.   She joined Florida Cancer Specialists in 2005.

Dr. Romero has served as a sub-investigator on numerous Phase I, II and III clinical trials, and her work has been published in industry journals and presented at national and international meetings and symposiums.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Medical School

Cayetano Heredia University – Lima, Peru


Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, Michigan


Oncology/Hematology – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center – Tampa, Florida

Board Eligibility


Board Certified

Medical Oncology

Honors & Achievements

Exceptional Women In Medicine- 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Gulfshore Life Magazine- Top Doctors: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Dr. Silvia Romero & Patient Michelle Cort-Mora

Dr. Romero talks about why she became an oncologist – to help the patients.