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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Matthew Treiser, M.D., Ph.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute as Chief of Microsurgery and Extremity Reconstruction

October 12, 2020

MIAMI – October 12, 2020 – Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Matthew Treiser, M.D., Ph.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, as chief of microsurgery and extremity reconstruction. He specializes in plastic, reconstructive, hand and microsurgery. He offers a variety of services for patients, including oncologic reconstruction, treatment for hand fractures and conditions, as well as peripheral nerve conditions and injuries.

“Dr. Treiser will make an excellent addition to Miami Cancer Institute,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “He is an accomplished plastic surgeon with additional specialized training in extremity reconstruction.”

Dr. Treiser joins Miami Cancer Institute from the Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. While there, he served as an assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as hand and microsurgery.

An expert in reconstructive surgery, Dr. Treiser has participated in multiple hand transplant surgeries and was a member of the first penile transplant surgery performed in the United States.

His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed publications, such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, The Journal of Hand Surgery, The Journal of Wrist Surgery, Annals of Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. He holds a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering.

Dr. Treiser earned his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University. He completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Harvard Plastic Surgery Combined Residency Program, followed by a hand surgery fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Treiser will treat patients as part of Miami Cancer Institute’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program. In addition, he will provide hand reconstructive services at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care at Doctor’s Hospital.

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 Facebook, Instagram, Twitter 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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