Hialeah, Fla. – July 22, 2020 – Rodrigo Arrangoiz, MD, MS, FACS a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist with a focus in the treatment of breast cancer, thyroid cancer, hyperparathyroidism and other types of head and neck cancers has joined the Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology, a Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) medical practice located in Hialeah. Dr. Arrangoiz’s professional experience includes specialization in benign and malignant thyroid diseases (thyroid cancer), parathyroid diseases (hyperparathyroidism), benign and malignant breast diseases (breast cancer), head and neck surgery (squamous cell carcinomas, salivary gland malignancies), and skin cancers. He is certified by the American Board of General Surgery and graduated from a surgical oncology fellowship accredited by the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Arrangoiz is bilingual in English and Spanish and on-staff at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah.
Dr. Arrangoiz joins an established surgical oncology office under the direction of Adrian Legaspi, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology (CASO). Prior to joining the CASO practice, Dr. Arrangoiz worked as a breast, thyroid, parathyroid, and head and neck surgeon and served as Assistant Professor of Surgery, at the American British Cowdray Medical Center located in Mexico City, Mexico. For his education and training, Dr. Arrangoiz participated in an advanced two-year fellowship in head and neck surgery, and oncology from the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncology Societies and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Arrangoiz completed his complex surgical oncology/head and neck training at the Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) located in Philadelphia, PA.
In addition to his fellowships, Dr. Arrangoiz finished a general surgery internship and residency where he was appointed chief resident at the Michigan State University Department of Surgery in Lansing, MI.
Dr. Arrangoiz received a grant from FCCC in order for him to complete his Master’s of Science in clinical research for health care professionals from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Anahuac University Medical School in Mexico City. Additionally, Dr. Arrangoiz completed his medical school internships with the National Institute of Perinatology, National Institute of Pediatrics’ in Mexico and at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL.
Dr. Arrangoiz has published numerous scientific publications relating to oncology and surgery in peer-reviewed journals. He has written numerous abstracts on his surgical oncology research and presented his findings at surgical society meetings. Dr. Arrangoiz has presented as an invited lecturer at numerous international conferences and hospital grand rounds meetings on the topics of cancer and surgical treatments of cancer diseases.
Dr. Arrangoiz is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Thyroid Association, American Head and Neck Society, the Society of Surgical Oncology, and the Association for Academic Surgery. He has been practicing medicine since 2002.