Kishore K. Dass, M.D.
Ben H. Han, M.D.
Anurag Agarwal obtained double board certification in Radiation Oncology and Internal Medicine. He also completed fellowship training in the ultra-niche specialty of Proton Beam radiation at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Agarwal attended George Washington University (GWU) in Washington, D.C., and went to medical school at the GWU School of Medicine and Health Care Sciences. He completed his radiation oncology training at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, one of the leading academic centers for gene therapy and Stereotactic RadioSurgery (SRS).
Dr. Agarwal currently sees patients at our Wellington office.
Dr. Ramon Arguelles completed his post graduate training in Radiation Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center / Hospital A. Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York; Post Doctoral Clinical Oncology Fellowship at Ellis Fischell State Cancer Center in Columbia, Missouri and Anatomic Pathology at Wayne State University affiliated hospitals in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Ramon Arguelles’ work experience includes initially going into private practice, working at a freestanding radiation oncology center in Kendall (now part of Jackson South Hospital) and at South Miami Hospital. In 1996 he moved to Texas where he joined Texas Oncology, PA, practicing in south Texas for the past 13 years. In October 2010 he returned to Miami to practice.
Dr. Arguelles sees patients at our Hialeah - Palmetto Hospital office.
Dr. Crook is local to the Treasure Coast having been raised in the Vero Beach and Fort Pierce areas. He has been a board-certified radiation oncologist since 2004. He completed medical school and residency at the University of Miami, and was a chief resident in 2003-2004. During his time in practice he has had experience in IMRT, 3-D conformal, Gamma Knife, CyberKnife, TomoTherapy, HDR, and LDR (seed implant) brachytherapy.
He returned to the Treasure Coast in 2007. He co-founded Coastal CyberKnife and Radiation Oncology in Fort Pierce and Vero Beach in 2009. Dr. Crook has participated in a variety of cancer research studies and has spoken at numerous community and physician educational seminars. In December of 2013, Dr. Crook merged his practices with South Florida Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Crook is not only a leader in his field, but a leader in the community as well. He is a volunteer for the Habitat for Humanity and coaches baseball and soccer in the Treasure Coast.
Dr. Friger has been practicing Medicine for over 24 years and Radiation Oncology for 20 years. She completed a Bachelor in Science with a Major in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico. After graduating from Medical School, Dr. Friger completed an Internship in Pediatrics at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. Her residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Puerto Rico. After practicing in private practice in Miami, Florida was accepted at the New York Medical College and completed a Fellowship in Brachytherapy and Radiosurgery at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center in Bronx, New York. She was the director of the “Centro de Braquiterapia Prostatica” in Puerto Rico and has worked in private practice in Puerto Rico and in Miami, Florida at UM Medical Center, Jackson South Community Hospital and most recent at The Florida Oncology Center in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Friger sees patients in our Kendall office.
Dr. Gasiorek earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Miami (FL) in 1977. He then attended the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), where he received his medical degree in 1981. He pursued his postgraduate education at MCG by completing a residency in radiation oncology. In 1986, Dr. Gasiorek became board certified in therapeutic radiology/ radiation oncology. That same year, he moved to the Treasure Coast area where he has since developed and served as medical director of several radiation therapy/cancer centers over the years. He is a long-standing member of the American College of Radiology (ACR), the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) and the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).
In 2006, he was honored by ACRO by being inducted as a Fellow (FACRO) for his contributions to his field over the years. In 2011, Dr. Gasiorek joined South Florida Radiation Oncology. He has since been appointed as a clinical assistant professor for the Florida State University College of Medicine. He continues to be a leader in his field and community and is truly dedicated to the fight against cancer.
Alicia E. Gittleman, M.D.
Dr. Gittleman earned her bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science an medical degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Gittleman completed an internship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, her residency in Radiation Oncology at New York University and her Fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY.
Dr. Gittleman stayed on as assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and went on to become an attending physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY.
Dr. Gittleman has been awarded the Vitals Patients Choice Award (2012-2013), Vitals Most Compassionate Doctor Award (2013-2014) and Vitals Top Ten Doctors by State (2014).
She has completed research in the fields of breast, prostate, lung, pancreatic, lymphoma and brain cancer and has submitted papers, given oral presentations and poster presentations in prestigious journals and conferences.
Hoke T. Han, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of California in Los Angeles and completed his radiation oncology residency at the University of Miami.
Dr. Han was an assistant professor of radiation oncology and treated patients with all types of cancer at UM/Sylvester.
Well published, he has been asked to be a guest lecturer at conferences and meetings across the United States and abroad. Dr. Han specializes in IMRT, IGRT, CyberKnife and many other radiation treatment modalities.
Dr. Han sees patients at our Hollywood office.
Claude A. Harmon, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Harmon has more than 30 years of experience in radiation oncology—in both academics and private practice. In the academic field he has been assistant professor of radiology and oncology at the University of Miami School of Medicine and assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His private practice experience is as medical director of Foshay Cancer Center at Jupiter Medical Center.
Arthur J. Iglesias, MD is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine with clinical training in Medway Hospital in Kent, England, U.K., Cleveland Clinic Florida and Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach, Florida. He completed one year of Internal Medicine at Aultman/Mercy hospitals in Canton,Ohio and one year of Surgrery at University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. He completed his residency training in 2011 at University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL.
While in residency Dr. Iglesias was invited to present abstracts at national meetings such as RSNA and ASTRO. He has also contributed to a book chapter detailing his clinical perspective of image guided radiation therapy in Prostate cancer and genitourinary tumors.
Before starting with South Florida Radiation Oncology, Dr. Iglesias was practicing at West Broward Regional Cancer Center and South Florida Oncology and Hematology Consultants. Prior to starting medical school, while working on his undergraduate degree, Dr. Iglesias worked as a full-time radiation therapist at Sylvester Cancer Center/University of Miami Hospital and Clinic's from August of 1992 until December of 1999.
Dr. Iglesias enjoys being active in the community and has provided educational presentations at Florida Medical Hospital. Dr. Iglesias is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Edward J. Kaplan is a board-certified radiation oncologist who received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and performed his internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and performed his internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He did his radiation oncology residency at Mt. Sinai in New York. He completed his research fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. There, he trained under Dr. Gerald Hanks, a highly respected leader in radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Following his fellowship, Dr. Kaplan joined the faculty at Cornell University Medical College, where he served as an assistant professor in radiation oncology.
Thomas Klein, M.D., PhD.
Board-Certified Radiation Oncologist
Diplomate, American Board of Radiology
Thomas J. Klein, M.D., PhD., is a radiation oncologist who graduated with honors from Duke University in Durham, N.C. in 1999. He earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, 2006. Dr. Klein did his internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. in 2009. He completed his radiation oncology residency at Yale University School of Medicine, 2013. Dr. Klein was honored with numerous awards, including selection into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, 2007; Merck Manual Award to Outstanding Students in Medical Studies, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2008; and Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Carrer Award for Medical Scientists, 2012.
Dr. Klein brings the unique compassion of a physician who has cared for patients in the hospice and palliative care setting. He has also worked to improve the lives of cancer patients by advocating on their behalf to members of Congress.
Dr. Medina received his medical degree from the University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, and completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where he served as the chief resident. He was trained in various methods of brachytherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery before other residency programs in the United States were using such techniques.
Niraj Mehta, M.D.
Dr. Mehta frequently gives talks and seminars internationally. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi and Gujarati. Dr. Mehta has a special interest in complementary health strategies and survivorship programming to encourage healing for cancer patients.
Dr. Mehta sees patients at our Miami - South - Jackson Hospital South office.
Dr. Mirakian completed his residency at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Center in Melbourne, Australia—the largest cancer center in the southern hemisphere. He is trained in radiation oncology and has more than a decade of experience in the field.
Dr. Mirakian completed two fellowships in the U.S. The first was at MD Anderson Cancer Center in intensity-modulated radiation therapy and 3-D conformal therapy. The second was in brachytherapy at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York between 2000 and 2003. Most recently, Dr. Mirakian practiced in Tampa, Florida, where he was a member of St. Joseph's Hospital Cancer Committee, the Hillsborough Medical Association and an affiliate member of the Moffitt Cancer Center.
Andrew O'Leary received his A.S. from Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla., graduating with honors. He then obtained his B.S. from the University of Miami, graduating with distinction. Dr. O'Leary received his medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. After a one-year traditional internship, he started his radiation oncology residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, which he completed in 2000.
During his four years of residency, Dr. O’Leary presented several abstracts at national meetings, including the American Radium Society conference in Hawaii, and three times at the International Prostate Cancer Update in Vail, Colo. He has been published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics and the International Brachytherapy Journal.
Prior to joining South Florida Radiation Oncology, Dr. O'Leary was the primary radiation oncologist and medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Elyria, Ohio, from 2007 to 2013. Before deciding to pursue a career in medicine, he was a professional firefighter.
Dr. O'Leary is board certified in radiation oncology and has a special interest in prostate cancer and lung cancer. He sees patients at our Belle Glade, Wellington and Wellington Regional Cancer Center offices.
Dr. James Parsons graduated from Duke University Medical School in 1976. Dr. Parsons completed his Residency Training in Therapeutic Radiology at the University of Florida in 1980. He was on faculty at the University of Florida for 17 years and was former Clinic Director Department of Radiation Oncology and was named The Rodney R. Million Professor of Oncology at the University of Florida. He is a Recipient of an American Cancer Society Fellowship and was Chairman Shands Hospital Cancer Committee, University of Florida. He has certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cyberknife Radiosurgery, and Breast Brachytherapy. Dr. Parsons served for numerous years as an Oral Board Examiner American College of Radiology for head, neck and GU Cancers. He served as Assistant Editor of ASTRO’s official journal for approximately 15 years. Dr. Parsons has published multiple articles on head and neck cancer, soft tissue sarcomas, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, radiation dose schemes, thyroid cancer and complications of radiation therapy. Most recently he was in private practice at Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Palm Beach County and has been named Best Doctors in America (1992 to present) and Leading Physicians in the World 2010.
Dr. Patone graduated in 1999 from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree with first class Honors in Physiology. In 2003, he received his Medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He then did his residency training in Radiation Oncology at McGill University, graduating in 2008. In 2009, he completed a fellowship in Brachytherapy at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, New York. He is Royal College of Canada, and American Board of Radiology certified in Radiation Oncology. He is a specialist in 3D-conformal radiation therapy, Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery, MammoSite breast radiation therapy, and prostate seed implants.
Dr. Patone sees patients at our Miami - Kendall office.
Mark Perman, M.D.
Dr. Bruce Phillips is a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, who has practiced in Palm Beach County since 1987. He earned his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL., and then completed a year medical/surgical internship and his radiation oncology residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.
Dr. Phillips received his board certification from the American Board of Radiology in 1987. In 2008, he was honored by ACRO and inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiation Oncology (FACRO). Dr. Phillips has been an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology, and the Palm Beach County Medical Society.
Prior to joining South Florida Radiation Oncology, Dr. Phillips was the Medical Director at West Boca Radiation Oncology. Dr. Phillips is well regarded by his colleagues for his excellence in practice and contributions to his field. He is involved in several committees that further cancer research and promote improved clinical management.
Dr. Raul Ravelo is a Radiation Oncologist practicing in South Florida since 1990 with over 30 years experience in the field. Dr. Ravelo received his Medical Degree from The University of Zaragoza School of Medicine in Spain. He received his residency training in Radiation Oncology at The University of Maryland at Baltimore Medical School. He completed his fellowship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.
His areas of expertise include Radiosurgery and Brachytherapy (radioactive implants) primarily in gynecological, prostate, soft tissue sarcome and head & neck cancers - utilizing low dose rate (LDR) and high dose rate (HDR) techniques. He also has vast experience in Carcinosarcoma of the endometrium, which he presented at the Radiation Oncology International Conference in Barcelona, Spain in 2005. Dr. Ravelo was a leading investigator for Mercy Hospital and participated in several clinical trials related to Radiation Oncology, some of which were based in gynecological and prostate cancers.
Dr. Ravelo sees patients at our Little Havana office.
Dr. Sharma graduated from Queen’s University Faculty of Medicine in Ontario, Canada, in 1992. He completed his radiation oncology residency at the Princess Margaret Hospital at the University of Toronto, the largest cancer treatment facility in North America. After completing a fellowship in brachytherapy at the William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan in 1997, he served as the residency program director and chief of brachytherapy for the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich.
Since 1999, Dr. Sharma has been in private practice in South Florida. Initially at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, and most recently at Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Palm Beach County, where he served on the Bethesda Cancer Committee and as the ACS cancer liaison physician. During his 13 years in South Florida, Dr. Sharma has been very active in the community, speaking at many educational seminars. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.
Eugene C. Shieh, M.D.
Dr. Spunberg is currently the medical advisor of the American Cancer Society’s Palm Beach County Unit. He attended Columbia University in New York where he received his undergraduate degree. He received his MD degree from Harvard Medical School. After a one-year medical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, he completed his residency training in radiation oncology at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Spunberg held a teaching position at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he also served as director of the radiation oncology residency program at the Albert Einstein Medical Center.