Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/ University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics (UMHC)
1475 N.W. 12th Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33136
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305-243-1000 or 800-545-2292
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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center serves as the cancer treatment and research hub of UHealth – University of Miami Health System.
Sylvester handles approximately 1,300 inpatient admissions, performs approximately 2,500 surgical procedures, and treats more than 4,400 new cancer patients annually with locations in Miami, Deerfield Beach, and Kendall. All Sylvester physicians are on the faculty of the Miller School of Medicine, South Florida’s only academic medical center.
At Sylvester, we specialize in cancer, only cancer. Sylvester organizes its cancer research and treatment into 15 “site-disease groups,”– specialized, multidisciplinary teams of healthcare professionals who focus on specific types of cancer.
Today there are more than 288,000 outpatient visits to the cancer center annually and more than 250 physicians and scientists working together to realize Harcourt Sylvester Jr.‘s vision of a comprehensive cancer center. In addition, Sylvester physicians and scientists are engaged in approximately 192 clinical trials and receive more than $55 million annually in research grants.
Sylvester/UMHC offers outpatient clinics in a variety of specialties and a 40-bed inpatient hospital.