South Florida Gynecologic Oncology

About the Practice

Here at Florida Gynecologic Oncology, we are committed to meeting the complex needs of women with cancers of the reproductive tract. Dr. Almeida and Lucy develop their patient relationships through trust, listening to patient needs, educating patients about their specific health care concerns, and taking the time to discuss the various treatment options. We are dedicated to provide quality, compassionate care, in a supportive and personal environment.

Dr. Luis Mendez,  Dr. Jocelyn Garcia-Sayre

Providers

Dr. Luis Mendez

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Mendez has been among the first surgeons to use robotic gynecologic surgery to treat benign and malignant gynecologic problems in several hospitals in South Florida. Dr Luis E. Mendez area of experties include but not limited to Comprehensive gynecologic cancer care Minimally invasive cancer and pelvic surgery (laparoscopic and robotic) Radical cancer surgery Advanced Pelvic Surgery Professional Member of the following: South Florida Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Director, Miami, FL Mercy Hospital’s Chairman, Department of OB/GYN Mercy Hospital Robotics Committee, , Chairman Associate Professor, Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, FL DaVinci robotic platform, Intuitive Surgical

Dr. Mendez has been among the first surgeons to use robotic gynecologic surgery to treat benign and malignant gynecologic problems in several hospitals in South Florida. Dr Luis E. Mendez area of experties include but not limited to Comprehensive gynecologic cancer care Minimally invasive cancer and pelvic surgery (laparoscopic and robotic) Radical cancer surgery Advanced Pelvic Surgery Professional Member of the following: South Florida Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Director, Miami, FL Mercy Hospital’s Chairman, Department of OB/GYN Mercy Hospital Robotics Committee, , Chairman Associate Professor, Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, FL DaVinci robotic platform, Intuitive Surgical

Dr. Jocelyn Garcia-Sayre

Gynecologic Oncology; Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Jocelyn Garcia-Sayre attended medical school at the University of Florida, completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital where she served as administrative chief resident and went on to fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Hospital. She returned to Miami, Florida to join the practice. Her research interests include precision medicine as it pertains to the treatment of ovarian cancer as well as investigating new chemotherapeutic options for recurrent and advanced cervical cancer. She has co-authored multiple peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Jocelyn Garcia-Sayre attended medical school at the University of Florida, completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital where she served as administrative chief resident and went on to fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Hospital. She returned to Miami, Florida to join the practice. Her research interests include precision medicine as it pertains to the treatment of ovarian cancer as well as investigating new chemotherapeutic options for recurrent and advanced cervical cancer. She has co-authored multiple peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters.