Miami Cancer Institute Welcomes Surgeon Neeta Erinjeri, M.D., to its Endocrine Neoplasia Institute
MIAMI, FL – November 27, 2018 – Surgical oncologist Neeta Erinjeri, M.D., has joined Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance. Dr. Erinjeri specializes in the surgical treatment of the endocrine system, which includes the thyroid, parathyroids, pituitary, adrenals, hypothalamus, pineal body, reproductive organs and pancreas. She is trained in advanced surgical techniques and minimally invasive approaches that can be performed through small incisions, reducing scarring, pain and recovery time for patients. She joins the team that comprises the Endocrine Neoplasia Institute at Miami Cancer Institute, led by Robert Udelsman, M.D., internationally recognized oncologic surgeon and the Institute’s chief of Endocrine Surgery.
Dr. Erinjeri earned her medical degree at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, MI. She completed an internship and residency in general surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, in New Haven, CT. She also completed a fellowship in endocrine surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. While at Yale, she was a member of the Women in Surgery Committee, Section of Surgical Education.
Dr. Erinjeri soon will earn Board certification in general surgery from the American Board of Surgery. She is a member of several professional surgical societies.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Erinjeri to Miami Cancer Institute’s team of cancer care experts and look forward to her contributions to the Endocrine Neoplasia Institute,” said Michael J. Zinner, M.D., chief executive officer and executive medical director of the Institute. “In line with our multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, she will collaborate with Institute radiologists, endocrinologists, pathologists and medical oncologists to provide coordinated, individualized care to patients with disorders and diseases of the endocrine system.”
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