Aventura Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Donoway, Surgical Oncology, will assume the role of Chair of the Cancer Committee for a period of two years.
Dr. Donoway has been performing surgery at Aventura hospital for 20 years. He is a Board certified, Fellowship trained surgical oncologist who received his MD and Surgical Training at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Sloan-Kettering where he was the General Motors Cancer Research Fellow. He has taught on the faculty at Penn, Sloan-Kettering, University of Miami and Nova Southeastern.
Dr. Donoway serves on the Board of the American Cancer Society & Gilda’s club. He has also served as a past president of the American Cancer Society Broward County Chapter. Dr. Donoway is active in the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. His accomplishments include being the first Surgeon in Florida to perform Radio-guided Sentinel Lymph node mapping in breast cancer, liver cryo-surgery and Radio- Frequency ablation, as well as laparoscopic liver resection. Dr. Donoway is a recent recipient of the South Florida Health Award for the use of micro-endoscopy for the detection of early breast cancer.
As the Chair, Dr. Donoway will coordinate the activities, provide guidance and evaluate the cancer program’s activities through the Cancer Committee. He will have oversight of quality case reviews to ensure accurate and consistent physician staging, oversee the cancer registry activities, and monitor and participate in the development of the program’s annual report. Additionally, Dr. Donoway will support the cancer program team members to assure fulfillment of each of their individual duties and objectors in order to meet the program’s objectives.