Hematologist Neil Nagovski, M.D. has joined Memorial Cancer Institute. In his new role, Dr. Nagovski is seeing patients at Memorial Cancer Institute’s offices at Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines.
Dr. Nagovski earned his medical degree at the 1-st Tashkent Medical Institute in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 1993. After completing an internship in general surgery, he worked in the medical field in Canada. He later moved to the United States, where he completed another internship and residency in internal medicine at Saint Barnabas Hospital, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, Bronx, N.Y. Prior to joining Memorial Cancer Institute, Dr. Nagovski completed a fellowship in hematology-oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center in New York.
Dr. Nagovski holds professional memberships with the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American College of Physicians and American Medical Association. He has written several publications and made presentations on a variety of topics, including hematological malignancies, such as cancers that affect blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes, non-small-cell lung cancer and geriatric oncology. He is fluent in Russian.
Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines, Fla., is a facility of Memorial Healthcare System, the fifth-largest public healthcare system in the nation. It offers all private patient rooms and a wide scope of services, including Memorial Cancer Institute, Breast Cancer Center, Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Neuroscience Center, Robotic Institute, Family Birthplace and a level II neonatal intensive care unit, Fitness and Rehabilitation Center, and adult and pediatric emergency care. The hospital holds the American Nursing Credentialing Center’s Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing services, and received nationwide recognition as one of Thomson Reuters’ 100 Top Hospitals®: National Benchmarks winners for 2008 and 2009. For more information, visit memorialwest.com.