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Dr. John Sylvester, MD

Radiation Oncology*
4.2 (21)
Map Pin Small Lakewood Ranch, FL
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Sylvester, MD

Dr. John Sylvester, MD is a Radiation Oncology Specialist in Lakewood Ranch, FL. They specialize in Radiation Oncology, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Radiation Oncology. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. Dr. Sylvester, completed a residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital|University of California Los Angeles|University of California-Los Angeles. Patients rated Dr. Sylvester an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Sylvester works at Practice in Lakewood Ranch, FL with other offices in Bradenton, FL and Sarasota, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Prostate Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sylvester's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Lakewood Ranch Oncology Center
    8946 77th Ter E, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 907-9053
  2. 2
    Office
    401 Manatee Ave E Ste A, Bradenton, FL 34208 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 748-4324
  3. 3
    Radiation Oncology Centers of Southwest Florida LLC
    6215 21st Ave W # B, Bradenton, FL 34209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 795-2270
  4. 4
    Office
    3210 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34237 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 364-8887

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  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital
  • Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

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    4.2
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    About Dr. John Sylvester, MD

    Specialties*
    • Radiation Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1508880337
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Huntington Memorial Hospital|University of California Los Angeles|University of California-Los Angeles
    Residency
    Internship
    • Huntington Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Radiation Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John Sylvester, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sylvester is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sylvester has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sylvester has seen patients for Prostate Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sylvester on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Sylvester. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sylvester.

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