Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a 407- bed acute care facility, has appointed board-certified radiation oncologist Samuel Au, M.D., PhD. as Medical Director of theAventura Comprehensive Cancer Center.
As Medical Director of theAventura Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Au is responsible for overseeing the plan of care for patients undergoing treatment for cancer diagnoses, and the dayto- day operations associated with oncological care.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Samuel Au to our team at theAventura Comprehensive Cancer Center,” said Dianne Goldenberg, Chief Executive Officer of Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. “Each physician brings a unique perspective on caring for our community and I know he will provide our oncology patients with state-of theart care with a caring heart.”
With more than a decade of experience as a leader in radiation oncology, Dr. Au brings with him a boundless expertise in the clinical and administrative operation of a cancer center. He will bring his unique energy to oncological services including high precision image guided radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, and prostate brachytherapy, to name a few. His accolades include selection as the “Top-Rated Radiation Oncologist of 2012” byAvvo, a peer review organization, and recognition as the “Best Oncology Service” in 2009 by the National Consumer Survey.
Dr. Au received his medical degree from the University of California in Davis, CA and his radiation oncology residency in Barnes-Jewish Hospitals, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in St Louis MO.With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, Dr. Au also holds an MBA in Strategic Planning and Financial Management from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering Department from University of Illinois in Urbana- Champaign, IL.
The Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center, a 31,500 square-foot center, provides extensive outpatient services, including superior screening, diagnosis, treatment and education capabilities, as well as compassionate care. As an approved “Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program,” the center provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services that are available on site, offering our patients easy access to all aspects of cancer care at one location.
For more information about the Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center, visit www.AventuraHospital.com. For a physician referral or health information, call Consult-A-Nurse at (866) 442-2632.