Expert care, close to home
The C. Gordon Griffith Community Cancer Center at North Shore Medical Center has been proudly serving Dade and Broward counties for more than 30 years. The Cancer Center treats all types of cancer in adults, including prostate, breast, lung, colorectal, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and others.
When you seek cancer treatment at North Shore Medical Center, you will find advanced technology and a multidisciplinary approach that maximizes the effectiveness of your treatment. The Cancer Center includes a variety of state-of-the-art features, such as:
And no matter what the procedure, our kind and supportive staff will be at your side every step of the way.
If you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, find insights into your condition in our online Health Library, or make an appointment with an oncologist today.
Meet Our Medical Director
Vincent H. Patone, M.D.
Medical Director - Cancer Center
Dr. Patone is a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist who has practiced in South Florida since 2009. He is currently the Medical Director of the Cancer Center at North Shore Medical Center. Dr. Patone graduated in 1999 from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree with first class Honors in Physiology. In 2003, he received his Medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He then did his residency training in Radiation Oncology at McGill University where he served as chief resident, graduating in 2008. He completed a fellowship in brachytherapy at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York in 2009 under the leadership of Dr. Louis B. Harrison. He is one of only a few physicians with both Canadian and American board certifications in Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Patone is a specialist in 3D-conformal radiation therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery, MammoSite breast radiation therapy, prostate seed implants, and prostate HDR brachytherapy. He is experienced in the use of all available imaging modalities including CT, MRI, and PET-CT as part of a patient’s treatment planning process. He is a firm believer in a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of cancer. He is an active member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), and the Florida Medical Association (FMA). Recent awards include Best Bed Side Manner, Most Responsive Physician, Patient's Choice Award, and Compassionate Doctor Award.
Dr. Patone is fluent in English, Spanish and French.