From screening and diagnosis to treatment and follow up, Sylvester at Deerfield Beach provides complete cancer care to patients in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/UMHC is part of the University of Miami Hospital & Clinics.
The facility has a team of more than 40 cancer specialists offering multidisciplinary care in 14 of Sylvester's site disease groups. This team of oncologists is led by Mohammad Jahanzeb, M.D., an expert in breast and lung cancers, who serves as the facility's medical director.
Sylvester at Deerfield Beach features an expanded examination and treatment area, including a multidisciplinary Women's Center led by breast cancer expert, Charles Vogel, M.D., that offers advanced screening, diagnostic imaging, and treatment for breast and other female-specific cancers.
In addition, the Deerfield Beach facility has a state-of-the-art Radiation Oncology Center led by Laura Freedman, M.D., and it houses a full suite of leading-edge imaging services, provided by UHealth Imaging.
The facility also features a 22-chair chemotherapy infusion unit, laboratory and pharmacy services, complementary therapies from the Courtelis Center, support groups, and educational and outreach events.
Patients requiring diagnostic, treatment, and surgical procedures not offered at this facility can use the shuttle service from Sylvester at Deerfield Beach to Sylvester/UMHC in Miami facility for a nominal fee, Monday through Friday.
In addition to housing Sylvester, the Deerfield Beach facility serves as home to The Pap Corps: Champions for Cancer Research, a volunteer organization of more than 21,000 women and men dedicated to raising funds for cancer research at Sylvester.
From I-95 Take SW 10th St (exit 41) head West (left from I-95 North or right from I-95 South) go to Newport Center Dr (SW 12th Ave), which is the first traffic light after I-95, turn left