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About Joseph Panoff

Dr. Panoff is a board certified radiation oncologist at the Miami Cancer Institute. Previously he was an assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine where he taught both residents and medical students. His clinical specialty and research focus is on the use of radiation therapy to treat breast and pediatric cancer. Dr. Panoff is the recipient of a National Institutes of Health grant to conduct clinical research in pediatric cancer. He is widely published in peer-reviewed medical journals, serves as an editorial reviewer for scientific publications, and is an invited speaker at healthcare symposiums.



2018 - Present Radiation Oncologist, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
2017 - 2018 Radiation Oncology Medical Director, 21st Century Oncology Key West
2011 - 2016 Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine ‐ Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


2014 - Present Pilot Study Using Myeloablative Busulfan/Melphalan (BuMel) Consolidation Following Induction Chemotherapy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed High-Risk Neuroblastoma
Children’s Oncology Group Chair’s Grant (Radiation Oncology Reviews) - U10CA180886-01
Role: Co-Investigator
2013 - 2016 Ethnic/Racial Disparity in Outcome for Patients with Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma in the State of Florida
University of Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute - 1UL1TR000460
Role: Principal Investigator
NIH - 2T32NS007044
Role: Research Associate
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2012 - Present Miami Children’s Hospital Cancer Committee Member, Miami Children’s Hospital Cancer
2011 - Present Member, Children’s Oncology Group
2011 - Present Member, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
2007 - Present Member, American Society of Radiation Oncology
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Honors and Awards

  • Certification: 2012 - Present, American Board Of Radiology Board Certified Radiation Oncologist
  • South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40 2014 Winner
  • Resident of the Year Award Stipend: June 2011
  • ARRO Poster Walk: November 2010 ASTRO 2010 Annual Meeting, Poster selected for residents to walk with a Professor at the meeting.
  • Psychology graduate student stipend merit award: 1999-2001, Emory University
  • Presidents Honor Role: 1997 academic year
  • Florida Academic Scholar 1995 academic year


  • Emory University Undergraduate Instructor: Taught independent laboratory sections of two different full semester undergraduate classes in 2001
  • Physical Therapist Teaching: I lecture the University of Miami Physical Therapy students the tenets of heterotopic ossification and how it relates to radiotherapy 1-2 times a year at the undergraduate campus.
  • Intradepartmental Resident Teaching
  • Medical Student Teaching: Director of medical student education for the department of radiation oncology at the Leonard Miller School of Medicine
  • Chart specialist in neuroblastoma. Chart links community practice physicians with disease site experts globally.


July 2007 - June 2011 Residency Program - Radiation Oncology, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
June 2006 - June 2007 Internship - Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital
August 2002 - May 2006 Doctor of Medicine, M.D., University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
August 1999 - May 2002 Clinical Psychology, M.A., Emory University ‐ Clinical Psychology Graduate School
August 1995 - May 1999 Psychology, B.S., University of Florida

Contact Information

Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176
(786) 596-2000

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