CALL US: 1-352-733-0111
Hope & Healing: The UF Health Blog

Newsweek names 11 UF Health specialists top in cancer care

Cancer is a complex and varied disease. It can begin anywhere in the body and spread for reasons that are not yet understood. Even the same kind of cancer can behave differently from one patient to the next.

With a disease so unpredictable, it takes a team of dedicated physicians, surgeons, scientists and educators to discover how to treat each unique Newsweek Health has included the following 11 cancer physicians in its list of “Top Cancer Doctors 2015” for the United States.

  • Patricia Abbitt, M.D., excellence in treatment of abdominal imaging, breast cancer and interventional radiology
  • Kevin Behrns, M.D., excellence in treatment of  gynecologic cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer
  • David Estores Jr, M.D. ,excellence in treatment of esophageal cancer
  • Randal Henderson, M.D.: excellence in treatment of  gynecologic cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer
  • James Lynch, Jr, M.D., excellence in treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma, lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Nancy Mendenhall, M.D., excellence in treatment of breast cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, lymphoma, pediatric cancers and prostate cancer
  • William Mendenhall, M.D., excellence in treatment of gastrointestinal cancer, gynecologic cancer and head and neck cancer
  • Linda Morgan, M.D., excellence in treatment of gynecologic cancer
  • Mark Scarborough, M.D., excellence in treatment of bone tumors and sarcoma
  • Li-Ming Su, M.D., excellence in treatment of kidney cancer, laparoscopic surgery, prostate cancer and robotic surgery
  • John Wingard, M.D., excellence in treatment of bone marrow transplant, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes

Our cancer experts work together to ensure that comprehensive, coordinated care is available for each patient throughout diagnosis, treatment and recovery, and that patients who need several different therapies to treat their cancer will receive the ideal combination. 

Learn more about UF Health Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary care.

About the Author

Amanda Austin's picture

Amanda Austin

Social Media Coordinator

Amanda manages UF Health's Facebook and Twitter accounts, and curates information about healthy and wellness, health industry news, and updates on UF Health research....Read More

Discussions: