Baptist Health South Florida, Baptist Hospital

Gretel Terrero, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute as Medical Oncologist

September 28, 2021

MIAMI – September 28, 2021– Board-certified medical oncologist Gretel Terrero, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health. Dr. Terrero specializes in treating gastrointestinal cancers, including esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer and neuroendocrine tumors. She is fluent in English and Spanish. She is board-certified in internal medicine.

“Dr. Terrero’s fellowship training along with her immunotherapy research will benefit both our patients and team,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “We look forward to her work at Miami Cancer Institute.”

Prior to joining Miami Cancer Institute, Dr. Terrero completed a hematology and oncology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Terrero’s research focuses on investigating new ways to introduce immunotherapy to treat gastrointestinal cancers. Her work has been presented at the gastrointestinal meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Florida Society of Clinical Oncology and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Terrero earned her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Harvard Medical School’s. This was followed by a medical oncology and hematology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

She will see patients at the Baptist Health Wellness and Medical Complex in Plantation, located at 1228 S. Pine Island Road, Suite 410.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

About Miami Cancer Institute

Miami Cancer Institute brings to South Florida access to personalized clinical treatments and comprehensive support services delivered with unparalleled compassion. No other cancer program in the region has the combination of cancer-fighting expertise and advanced technology—including the first proton therapy center in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and one of the only radiation oncology program in the world with each of the newest radiation therapies in one place—to diagnose and deliver precise cancer treatments that achieve the best outcomes and improve the lives of cancer patients. The Institute offers an impressive roster of established community oncologists and renowned experts, clinical researchers and genomic scientists recruited from the nation’s top cancer centers. Selected as Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer (MSK) Alliance, Miami Cancer Institute is part of a meaningful clinical collaboration that affords patients in South Florida access to innovative treatments and ensures that the standards of care developed by their multidisciplinary disease management teams match those at MSK.


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