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Radiation Oncologist Martin Tom, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute

February 2, 2021

MIAMI – February 2, 2020 – Radiation oncologist Martin Tom, M.D., joins Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Tom specializes in treating thoracic (lung), central nervous system (brain and spine) and pediatric cancers. He has specialized training in the latest advanced radiotherapy techniques and technologies available at Miami Cancer Institute.

“We are glad to welcome Dr. Tom to our radiation oncology division,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “His passion for clinical research and training with the latest radiotherapy technologies will make him a wonderful addition to Miami Cancer Institute.”

Dr. Tom joins Miami Cancer Institute from the Cleveland Clinic, where he completed his radiation oncology residency and served as a clinical instructor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

He is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Cleveland Clinic Jerrold P. Saxton Award for Clinical Excellence, the NRG Oncology New Investigator Travel Award and the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award.

Dr. Tom is passionate about clinical investigation and discovering better cancer treatments for patients. During his residency, he obtained specialized training in clinical trial development and was selected to attend the RSNA Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop.

In addition to publishing numerous scientific manuscripts and book chapters, Dr. Tom also helped develop several national consensus statements and continues to participate in expert committees publishing treatment guidelines.

Dr. Tom earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

He will see patients at Miami Cancer Institute, located at 8900 North Kendall Drive in Miami.

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.

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