Sumithra Vattigunta
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Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal, MD, FACP

Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal is an oncologist and hematologist for Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute in Palm Beach county. She has extensive training in breast, gastrointestinal, lung, melanoma, lymphoma and blood malignancies at the renowned Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

She practiced at Century Medical Associates in Buffalo, New York before joining Palm Beach Cancer Institute in 2008. She strongly feels that Oncology patients need multidisciplinary care, customized treatment plans including chemotherapy and access to clinical trials, which she offers to all her patients.

Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal has a special interest in breast, GI, lung and hematological malignancies, and is very active in clinical research trials.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Medical School

New York Methodist Hospital – Brooklyn, New York


Oncology/Hematology – Roswell Park Cancer Institute – Buffalo, New York

Board Certified

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Honors & Achievements

Palm Beach Illustrated Top Doctor – Hematology and Oncology – 2024
Jupiter Magazine Top Doctor – Hematology and Oncology – 2024


Fellow, American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee, Jupiter Medical
Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Chairman of Medicine – Jupiter Medical Center Physician Advisory Committee – Jupiter Medical Center

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