Surgical care is one of the most crucial aspects of cancer treatment – and at Moffitt Cancer Center, it’s one of our most well-known specialties. Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt is a trusted name in cancer surgery, thanks to the unparalleled skill of our surgeons and our use of the latest surgical technologies.
Moffitt is a leading destination for surgical care for a number of reasons. Most notably, our surgeons are among the most experienced in the nation – and when it comes to surgery, the skill of the provider is paramount. Moffitt’s surgeons have performed thousands of complex cancer surgeries, enabling us to provide an unmatched caliber of care and leading to the highest level of patient satisfaction. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Cancer listing, Moffitt has been ranked High Performing in gastroenterology, colon cancer, and lung cancer surgery. Moffitt is also accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) for our commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and multispecialty patient-centered care.
What’s more, Moffitt’s surgeons each specialize in a different type of cancer; as a result, our patients receive surgical care from experts who truly understand the unique challenges of their diagnoses. Whether a patient comes to our Tampa facility for breast cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, reconstruction surgery, or surgery for any other type of cancer, our team will tailor an individualized care plan to the patient’s unique diagnosis. Additionally, the Moffitt team treating each patient includes specialists from multiple disciplines including radiologists, anesthesiologists, physicians, nurses, lab researchers, pharmacists, dietitians, educators and many others.
As a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Moffitt is equipped to provide all of the latest and most effective techniques in surgical care, including the following minimally invasive approaches:
• Robotic procedures
• Laser surgeries
• Laparoscopic operations
• Radiofrequency ablation
• Mohs surgery (Offered in conjunction with the USF Department of Dermatology)
Thanks to these techniques (and many others), cancers that were previously inoperable may now be eligible for removal at Moffitt. Our ability to do today what was once impossible is just one more reason why patients turn to Moffitt for comprehensive cancer care.
Referrals are not required to seek surgical care at Moffitt. For more information about the services we provide at our Tampa, Florida cancer center, call 1-888-663-3488 or request an appointment online.
Services and features at Moffitt McKinley Hospital include:
- Surgery operating and recovery rooms
- Radiology/diagnostic imaging
- Pathology and laboratory
- Publix Pharmacy
- Ancillary clinical services
- Patient and Family Center
- Café and cafeteria
- Gift shop