Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Sylvester at Kendall

8932 SW 97 Avenue
Miami, FL 33176
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UHealth – University of Miami Health System expanded its Kendall facility in February 2009, and opened Sylvester at Kendall to provide cancer care more conveniently for patients living in Kendall and the surrounding communities in south Miami-Dade County. Sylvester at Kendall features a chemotherapy suite, a laboratory, and an on-site pharmacy, allowing for precise monitoring of cancer patients’ lab results and medications.

Sylvester at Kendall has two full-time hematology-oncology specialists: the facility’s medical director, Lawrence Negret, M.D., and Frances Valdes, M.D., who are both well known in the Kendall community. Melanie Helfman, M.D., an internal medicine physician, serves as medical director for non-cancer specialties.

In total, more than 60 UHealth physicians practice at the facility, offering services in more than 30 adult and pediatric specialties and subspecialties. In addition to cancer care, patients at UHealth at Kendall can take advantage of other services, including endocrinology, ENT/otolaryngology, and gastroenterology.

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