Adrian Legaspi, MD, FACS

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Adrian Legaspi, MD, FACS

Medical Director, Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology

PHONE: 305-820-6657

 | FAX: 305-820-6658

PHONE: 305-820-6657

FAX:305-820-6658

Practicing since : 1987
Specialty : Oncology Surgery
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : Palmetto General Hospital
Language(s) : English, Spanish

Education & Certifications

Education

Medical School
Army Medical School, Mexico City, Mexico

Internship
Central Military Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico – Rotating Internship

Residency
New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Affiliated Hospitals, Newark, NJ – Surgical Residency (PGY 1 and PGY 2)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY – Surgical Residency (PGY 3)
New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Affiliated Hospitals, Newark, NJ – Surgical Residency (PGY 4)
New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Affiliated Hospitals, Newark, NJ – Chief Resident (PGY 5)

Fellowship
New York Hospital Cornell University Medical College, Department of Surgery and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, New York, NY – Clinical Research
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, New York, NY – Surgical Oncology: Society of Surgical Oncology approved fellowship

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Medical Director, Advanced Surgical Oncology Network, South Florida, 2014 – Present

Director of Hepato-biliary and Foregut Oncology, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Miami, FL

Medical Director, Department of Surgical Oncology, 21st Century Oncology, Miami, FL

Surgical Oncologist, Private Practice, Miami, FL

Attending Physican, Nutritional Support Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Oncology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Barry University Physician Assistant Program, Miami, FL

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Chief, Alpha Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL

Member, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, FL

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Complex Colorectal Malignancies

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Member, Society of Surgical Oncology

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized for superior clinical abilities in Surgical Oncology in the 1996-1997 publication of The Best Doctors in America, Southeast Region
  • The Best Doctors in America – selected 1998, 2001, 2003-2004 and 2006-2007
  • Most Compassionate Doctor – selected 2011

Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology

Address
7150 W 20th Ave.
Ste 615
Hialeah, FL 33016
Phone

305-820-6657

Location Details

M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Non-operative Techniques for Tissue Diagnosis in the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Goiters

By: Clark K, Moffat F, Ketcham A, Legaspi A, Robinson D|Date: March 17, 2014|Source: Seminars in Surgical Oncology. 1991; 7(2):76-80/PMID: 2034943 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Unusual Presentation of Tubular Carcinoma of the Breast

By: Kaplan S, Thompson S, Collado-Mesa F, Poppiti R, Rabinovich K, Legaspi A|Date: March 17, 2014|Source: The Breast Journal. 2011; 17(4):422-423

Effect of Chronic Submaximal Exercise on Skeletal Muscle Composition During Intravenous Feeding in Normal Man

By: Legaspi A, Albert JD, Roberts JP, Shires GT, Lowry SF|Date: March 17, 2014|Source: Clinical Nutrition. 1988; 7(supp):39

The Role of Endotoxin and Nutritional Support on Peripheral Tissue Amino Acid Metabolism During Critical Illness

By: Hesse DG, Tracey KJ, Fong Y, Albert JD, Legaspi A, Bane PS, Lowry SF|Date: March 17, 2014|Source: Clinical Science. 1987; 6(Supp):45

Modified Herpes Virus Effective in Treating Liver Tumors

By: Bob Curley | Date: March 22, 2018 | Source: Healthline

Innovative Tools, New Treatments Lead Advancement in Surgical Oncology, an in-depth article by Dr. Adrian Legaspi, Surgical Oncologist

By: Dr. Adrian Legaspi, Surgical Oncology, Medical Director, Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology | Date: January 2, 2018 | Source: South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Dr. Adrian Legaspi explains pancreatic cancer in-depth during Pancreatic Awareness Month

By: David DiPino | Date: December 5, 2016 | Source: Doctors Are People Too... iHeartRadio Show on WWNN 95.3 FM & 1470 AM, AMP2.TV, You Tube

Adrian Legaspi, MD, FACS, Compromiso con la comunidad

By: Juan Camilo Gomez | Date: November 10, 2014 | Source: Venue Magazine

Dr. Adrian Legaspi, surgical oncologist, joins Tenet Florida Physician Services and the staff at area hospital

By: Doral Magazine | Date: May 7, 2014 | Source: Tenet Florida Physician Services