Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Gustavo L. Fernandez-Castro, M.D.

General Information

Gustavo L. Fernandez-Castro, M.D.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Med-Hematology

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology - Internal Medicine

Roles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer/Associate Director for Clinical Affairs

Clinical Interests

Dr. Fernandez clinical interest are in Head and Neck Malignancies.

Awards

Celebration of Service Award in the under 150-bed category
First Prize in the 2014 Annual Florida Sterling Conference Team
Valedictorian
Doctor of the year
Valedictorian

Education

2012 Executive MBA
University of Miami Buisness School of Medicine
2001 MD- Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
2000 M.D
Fred hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Bone Marrow Tranplant Unit
1995-1998 M.D.
University of MIami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital
1994 MD
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
1994 Undergraduate
Lipid Outpatient Clinic

Publications

  • Gjolaj L, Gari G, Olier-Pino, A, Garcia J, Fernandez G. Decreasing Laboratory Turnaround Time and Patient Wait Time by Implementing Process Improvement Methodologies in an Outpatient Oncology Infusion Unit. Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) (Accepted for publication) (In press). 2014.
  • Manzano A, Nose V, Fernandez-Castro G, Ayala A. Recurrent Primary Leiomyosarcoma: A complete literature review and presentation of a rare adrenal tumor. Endocrine Practice Journal (Accepted for publication) (In press). 2014.
  • Mahmoud O, Dosch A , Kwon D, Pitcher JD, Conway S, Benedetto P, Fernandez G, Trent J, Temple HT, Wolfson AH. The impact of Perioperative Chemotherapy Timing in Conjunction with Postoperative External-Bean Radiation Therapy on Extremity Soft-Tissue Sarcomas Outcome. Am J Clinic Oncol. 2014 May 29. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Fabregas JC, Loaiza-Bonilla A, Talebi TN, Warsh S, Fernandez G, Raez LE, Santos ES. Concurrent chemoradiotherapy versus induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiotherapy (sequential approach) in the management of head and neck cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2013 Sep, 13(9): 1065-72
  • Ransford G, Ayyathurai R, Fernandez-Castro G, Ciancio G. Surgical management of a neuroendocrine tumor of the inferior vena cava. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Aug; 58(2): 496-9
  • Thompson S, Gomez-Fernandez C, Mejias A, Cioffi-Lavina M, Chapman-Fredricks J, Fernandez-Castro G, Jorda M*. Distinction of High-Grade Neuroendocrine Carcinoma/Small Cell Carcinoma from Conventional Urothelial Carcinoma of Urinary Bladder: An Immunohistochemical Approach. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2011 Oct; 19(5):395-9
  • Fernandez-Castro G*. Side Effects and Complications of Androgen Deprivation in Prostate Cancer Patients. The Open Prostate Cancer Journal, 2010, 3, 29-38.
  • Talebi T, Fernandez-Castro G, Montero AJ, Stefanovic A, Lian E.A Case of Severe Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura With Concomitant Legionella Pneumonia: Review of Pathogenesis and Treatment. Am J Ther. 2011 Sep;18(5):e180-5.
  • Jorda M, Gomez-Fernandez C, Garcia M, Mousavi F, Walker G, Mejias A,Fernandez-Castro G, Ganjei-Azar P. p63 differentiates subtypes of nonsmall cell carcinomas of lung in cytologic samples: implications in treatment selection. Cancer. 2009 Feb 25;117 (1):46-50.
  • Jorda M, Ghorab Z, Fernandez G, Nassiri M, Hanly A. Low nuclear proliferative activity is associated with Non-metastatic islet cell tumors. Semiquantitative evaluation of 39 cases. Arch Pathol Lab Med 127: 196-199, 2003.
  • Jorda M, Morales A, Ghorab Z, Fernandez G, Nadji M, Block N. Her2 Expresion in Prostate Cancer. A Comparison with Mammary Carcinoma. Journal of Urology . J Urol. 2002 Oct; 168(4 Pt 1):1412-4.

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