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Pinellas Hematology and Oncology Compassionate cancer care
Dr Kenneth S. Wurtz, M.D.
Dr Wurtz received his bachelor’s degree in Biology at Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, Ga, attended University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, Athens, Ga , attended Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and completed medical school Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga in 1985. He completed his Hematology Medical Oncology fellowship at Medical College of Georgia. He has many years’ experience in community hematology and medical oncology as well as academic appointments as assistant clinical professor at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tn, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC and University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. Dr Wurtz served in the medical service United States Air Force, MacDill AFB, Tampa, Florida. He also practiced two years for U.S. Federal Government, Veterans Administration, before joining PHO.
Dr Wurtz has more than 25 years’ experience in all fields of hematology and medical oncology which includes clinical practice, clinical research, clinical trials. His career gained him access to many of the top minds in the field of hematology and medical oncology which allows him to consult the experts on complicated cases.
Dr Wurtz understands the need all patients have to understand their illness and allows ample time to get to know his patients. He sees all types hematology medical oncology cases (breast cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer, gynecological cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, anemia and clotting/bleeding).
Dr Wurtz joined Pinellas Hematology Oncology (PHO) Aril, 2018. He practices Hematology and Medical Oncology in all PHO offices.
Dr Wurtz has a strong interest in controlling health care costs and has worked with many health care insurers in United States and Puerto Rico. He speaks English and Spanish.
Hematology and Medical Oncology are dynamic fields, changing rapidly, challenging , complex. Advances over the past 30 years have been remarkable but there is still a very long way to go before finding a cure or maybe better said, 'a control' of cancer and a prevention..
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