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Dr. Scott J Antonia has the following 2 specialties
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.<br>These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Scott J Antonia has the following 6 expertise
- Gene Therapy
- Kidney Cancer
- Lung Cancer
Dr. Scott J Antonia is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Doesn't Get Any Better Than This
Self-verified patient of Dr. Scott J Antonia - Posted on July 13th, 2017
From a clinical/research perspective Dr. Antonia is very well respected. In addition, he has the added quality of being direct and informative coupled with an admirable level of compassion. There isn't much more anyone could expect from their doctor.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Scott J Antonia - Posted on October 29th, 2016
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2017)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Antonia is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
24 Years Experience
University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994
Dr. Scott J Antonia Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- AvMed Empower
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana HMO Select
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
UHC of the River Valley
- Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Scott J Antonia
Dr. Scott Antonia serves as department chair and program leader, Thoracic Oncology and program leader of the Immunology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center. He is a professor of oncology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Antonias research and clinical interests focus on immunotherapy and immunobiology, in particular gene-modified tumor cell vaccine trials at both pre-clinical and clinical stages. He has designed and conducted numerous cutting-edge studies with novel immunotherapeutics and has two patents for technology he has developed. He has been awarded a K24 grant from the National Cancer Institute to support his clinical research and is the principal investigator for a Thoracic SPORE project. Dr. Antonia received both his medical degree and a doctorate in immunology from the University of Connecticut Health Center. He completed an internal medicine residency at Yale University School of Medicine and pursued additional training at Yale through a medical oncology fellowship and post-doctoral fellowship in immunobiology. Dr. Antonia joined Moffitt in 1994. Prior to being named chair of Thoracic Oncology in 2010, he was associate chairman of the Sarcoma Department. Dr. Antonia also serves as chairman of Moffitts Scientific Review Committee and medical director of the Tumor Vaccine Production Facility at Moffitt. He was named the Moffitt Physician of the Year in 2005 and Mentor of the Year in 2008.
Locations & DirectionsMOFFITT CANCER CENTER, 12902 Usf Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL
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