“While I loved bringing new lives into the world as an OB/GYN, my preference as a doctor was to save lives. Gynecology Oncology was a perfect fit for me. It’s the one unique specialty where the surgeon also provides follow-up medical care. I appreciate the opportunity to perform both complex cancer surgeries and then follow my patients as the primary physician through medical treatment when necessary. It is this patient-doctor relationship I treasure.”
Dr. Jacob Tangir is a Board-Certified Gynecologist Oncologist. He earned his medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He completed both his residency in obstetrics and gynecology and his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Tangir is expertly trained to perform minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgeries, treat gynecologic cancers, complex gynecologic conditions including endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic pain, vulvar/vaginal issues and prescribe conventional and personalized chemotherapy and palliative care.
A pioneer in using laparoscopic protocols in gynecologic cancer surgery at Yale, Dr. Tangir was an early adopter of robotic surgery in South Florida. He is a professional proponent of the use of robotics as an alternative to radical surgery without compromising the surgical outcome, which is a great benefit to his patients.
His patients praise his professional expertise, stellar outcomes and his excellent bedside manner. Dr. Tangir is regularly described as kind, polite and personable as well as knowledgeable and talented. His gift for putting patients at ease and involving them in the decision-making process is reflected in his sizable practice and online patient reviews.
Praised for his teaching abilities at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Tangir shares his clinical expertise by training and mentoring the next generation of doctors, nurses, and physician assistants from Barry University, Florida International University, and Nova Southeastern University. A talented researcher, he has published numerous articles and abstracts and has been an invited speaker at more than 20 national and international conferences. In 2011, he created a dedicated Clinical Research division within the practice and has been the principal investigator in several clinical trials related to gynecologic cancer and other benign gynecologic conditions.