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Renowned pediatric oncologist Doured Daghistani, MD joins KIDZ Medical

February 7, 2022 – Doured Daghistani, MD, a renowned pediatric oncologist/hematologist, has joined KIDZ Medical Services. KIDZ Medical has special care units in major hospitals and subspecialty clinics in over thirty locations in Florida.

Dr. Daghistani diagnoses and treats cancer in children including leukemia, brain and central nervous system tumors, lymphomas, neuroblastoma, kidney tumors and malignant bone tumors. He will continue to provide care at the Miami Cancer Institute located at 8900 North Kendall Drive in Miami, where he serves as Medical Director of Pediatric Oncology and where he recently completed his third term as Chairman of the Baptist Medical Staff. Miami Hospital.

“Dr. Daghistani’s expertise and international reputation have made him a valued caregiver and an important community asset,” said Jorge E. Perez, MD, co-founder of KIDZ Medical.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Daghistani also holds a sub-consultant certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Damascus in Syria and his initial post-graduate training in France. He then completed a pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

A scientist and active researcher, Dr. Daghistani is part of the prestigious Children’s Oncology Group (COG), an organization supported by the National Cancer Institute with more than 10,000 experts conducting clinical trials worldwide.

“Dr. Daghistani will provide an important clinical link between the Miami Cancer Institute and KIDZ Pediatric Cancer Services based at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Miami, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital West Palm Beach and KIDZ Multispecialty Center Naples,” said Albert Taño, MD, co-founder of KIDZ Medical.

About KIDZ Medical Services:
KIDZ Medical Services is a physician-owned health care organization that has provided a wide range of pediatric, neonatal, and women’s services since 1988. Its clinical staff includes more than 250 physicians and advanced practice providers. KIDZ is also the parent company of Air Medical Charters, LLC, a full-service air ambulance company based in Miami, Florida, and provides pediatric infusion therapy through its partnership with Intracare Health Services, Inc.

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