Rohan Garje, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute as Chief of Genitourinary Medical Oncology
MIAMI, FL – October 6, 2022– Board-certified medical oncologist Rohan Garje, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health, as the chief of genitourinary medical oncology. Dr. Garje specializes in treating prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular and penile cancer.
“We welcome Dr. Garje to our Miami Cancer Institute team of experts,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “His dedication to discovering the most innovative treatments and delivering patient-oriented, personalized care will help so many South Florida patients with genitourinary cancers.”
Prior to joining Miami Cancer Institute, Dr. Garje was an associate professor of medicine in hematology and oncology at the University of Iowa/Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an expert in the design of novel investigator-initiated clinical trials and participated in the VISIONclinical trial that led to the first radioligand 177Lu PSMA for the treatment of prostate cancer.
Focusing on providing precision oncology care, Dr. Garje uses targeted therapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, radioligand therapy and chemotherapy in treatment plans. “I’m passionate about providing hope and the best care possible for my cancer patients, who are going through the most vulnerable phases of their lives,” he says.
He is also the chair for the castration-resistant prostate cancer guidelines committee for the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He leads the committee’s work in reviewing research and writing guidelines for prostate cancer treatment.
Dr. Garje earned his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in India, followed by a residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Health System and a fellowship in hematology oncology at the University of Iowa.
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 Baptisthealth.net/cancercare.
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