Miami Cancer Institute

Naomi Dempsey, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute as Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist

January 6, 2023

MIAMI, FL –January 6, 2022 – Board-certified medical oncologist Naomi Dempsey, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health. Dr. Dempsey specializes in breast cancer medical oncology. She is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. 

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dempsey to Miami Cancer Institute,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “Her extensive breast cancer research and compassionate, evidenced-based healthcare will greatly benefit our patients.”

Before joining Miami Cancer Institute, Dr. Dempsey served as a hematologist and breast medical oncologist at the Lynn Cancer Institute.

Her passion for research began as an undergraduate when she received a grant from the American Cancer Society. Since then, multiple medical journals such as Breast Cancer Research and Treatment have published her research papers. Dr. Dempsey has a background in basic science breast cancer research but now focusses on breast cancer clinical trials. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society and American College of Physicians.

“I prefer a collaborative approach to patient care,” said Dr. Dempsey. “Outcomes improve when you prioritize each patient’s needs and values.”

Dr. Dempsey earned her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed a residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Then she served as the chief fellow of hematology and oncology at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

She will see patients at Miami Cancer Institute, 1228 South Pine Island Road Plantation, FL 33324.

About Baptist Health Cancer Care

Baptist Health Cancer Care is the largest cancer program in South Florida, providing local, out-of-state and international patients with the most advanced cancer care. With locations from the Florida Keys to the Palm Beaches, the program provides cancer patients access to a full array of innovative clinical trials, physicians dedicated to bringing discovery to the bedside, access to personalized cancer treatments and comprehensive patient support services – all delivered with unparalleled compassion. Baptist Health Cancer Care includes its state-of-the-art premier institutes, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute and Baptist Health Lynn Cancer Institute, with renowned subspecialized surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, and highly advanced technologies available to treat every common and rare cancer.

Baptist Health Cancer Care is part of Baptist Health, based in South Florida, providing care through a network of 12 hospitals as well as more than 150 outpatient facilities and physician practices, welcoming more than 1.5 million patients from around the world each year. Baptist Health Cancer Care is also Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, an alliance based on common standards of care and many shared clinical trials.

To learn more about Baptist Health Cancer Care, visit


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