Gainesville, Florida - On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) welcomed Dr. Francisco Macedo as the new surgical oncologist for North Florida Surgical Oncology. Dr. Macedo specializes in complex gastro-intestinal (GI) cancers, and is focused on using innovative surgery methods and technologies including minimally invasive surgery for his patients. Dr. Macedo brings an advanced skill set for NFRMC Oncology, further expanding our cancer care services for patients in North Central Florida.
Dr. Macedo's clinical practice is in Surgical Oncology with focus on GI malignancies including hepatobiliary, pancreatic and gastroesophageal cancers. Dr. Macedo also provides cutting edge care to patients with melanoma, sarcoma and thyroid cancer. Dr. Macedo is affiliated with a number of professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Macedo began his career as a medical student at the University of Pernambuco, Brazil, where he obtained his medical degree. He then relocated to the United States to start surgical training. Dr. Macedo was general surgery resident at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine.