Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Welcomes Dr. Simon Abi Aad

  • August 7, 2018

New Medical Oncologist Joins in Naples

Naples, FL – August 6th, 2018. . . Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), the largest community oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that medical oncologist Simon Abi Aad, MD, has joined the statewide practice and will be practicing at the Naples Napa Ridge office, located at 6360 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 201, Naples, Florida 34119, effective August 6, 2018.

FCS CEO Brad Prechtl, MBA said, “As a community oncology practice, we have an ongoing commitment to our patients to provide the most advanced and personalized treatments in a setting that is convenient and close to home. I am confident that Dr. Simon Abi Aad’s experience and expertise will make him a perfect fit for the FCS Family.”

Dr. William Harwin, Founder and President of FCS, added, “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Simon Abi Aad to Florida Cancer Specialists. He comes to us with excellent credentials and outstanding participation in clinical research throughout his career. He will be a great addition to our network in Naples.”

Dr. Simon Abi Aad is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology/hematology and has special interest in public policy and cancer care delivery to patients. Dr. Abi Aad earned his medical degree from the Université Saint Esprit de Kaslik Faculté de Médecine (Jounieh, Lebanon), did a research internship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center (New York, NY) with extensive rotations at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After his residency, Dr. Abi Aad was awarded a Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Miami – Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (Miami, FL). 

As a cancer researcher, Dr. Simon Abi Aad is actively engaged in clinical studies and has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and is a grant recipient for breast cancer studies. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, sports and the beach.


About Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute: (Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is the largest independent medical oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With more than 220 physicians, 180 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and nearly 100 locations in our network, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home.

Recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. In the past 3 years, the majority of new cancer drugs approved for use in the U.S. were studied in clinical trials with Florida Cancer Specialists participation.* Our physicians are consistently ranked nationally as Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Trained in such prestigious medical schools and research institutes as Duke, Stanford, Harvard, Emory, M.D. Anderson, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the physicians of Florida Cancer Specialists provide leadership and consultation in the state’s leading hospitals.

Florida Cancer Specialists has built a national reputation for excellence that is reflected in exceptional and compassionate patient care, driven by innovative clinical research and cutting-edge technologies that help advance targeted treatments and genetically-based immunotherapies, and embodied by our outstanding team of highly-trained and dedicated physicians, clinicians and staff.
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