500 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Jackson Memorial Medical Center & University of Miami School of Medicine
Medical Oncology & Hematology
Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida
University of Panama School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Edgardo S. Santos Castillero, MD, FACP practices at The Oncology Institute (TOI) of Hope and Innovation and is Clinical Associate Professor at Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine/Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Santos is the Medical Director at Broward County, Florida for TOI, Vice-President of Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), President of the FLASCO Foundation, member of the Membership Committee as well as Editorial Group member ILCN of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), member of the Evidence-based Medicine Committee, Head and Neck Guideline Advisory Group and member of the 2023-2024 ASCO-SEP Item Writing Task Force for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Santos earned his M.D. in 1994 at the University of Panama, School of Medicine, Republic of Panama. He completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, University of Miami School of Medicine. Then, he went on to complete his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida. He was selected “Best Fellow” in Hematology/Oncology Division as well as the Department of Medicine in 2003 and was a recipient of “The Spirit Award” by the American Cancer Society. Dr. Santos has authored or co-authored more than 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and serves as reviewer for several scientific publications. His focus and expertise in on lung cancer diagnosis, management, and research.
Dr. Santos is a former faculty member of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida where he held an academic rank as an Associate Professor of Medicine (2008-2012) and Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana (2004-2008). Dr. Santos has occupied several administrative, educational, and research leadership positions including Tulane University Principal Investigator at Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), Associate Scientific Director of Tulane Cancer Center’s Office of Clinical Research, Associate Director of the Fellowship Programs (Tulane University and University of Miami), Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Section at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System, Chair of the Committee Research Advisory Board, Co-Leader of Clinical Research for the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium, Co-Leader of the Head and Neck Cancer Program at Sylvester Cancer Center, Medical Director of Cancer Research at Lynn Cancer Institute/Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Medical Director of Research Services at Florida Precision Oncology/Genesis Care US and member of the Global Lung Cancer Committee/Genesis Care, among others. He is an active member of ACP (Fellow), ASCO, ASH, AACR, ESMO, IASLC, OLA, and ILBS.