Dr. Charles E. Cox, MD

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Dr. Charles E. Cox, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology | Male

USF Breast Health Program 3000 Medical Park Dr Ste 140, Tampa, FL 33613 Get Directions
(813) 793-4272

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Care Philosophy

The USF Breast Health Program focuses on rapid diagnosis, excellent treatment and the best outcomes possible. As part of the University of South Florida (USF), our clinical team includes the most experienced breast surgeons, breast radiologists, breast pathologists and breast radiation oncologists. We offer unmatched clinical care focused on breast health. We support an outstanding breast research and clinical data management team who maintain a 25 yr, 27,000 patient data set.Read more

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4.5 based on 32 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (25)
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in Boca Raton, Florida |
I traveled from South Fl to see Dr Cox as he was highly recommended. I knew after our lengthy consultation, despite the inconvenience of being away from home for the double mastectomy that was necessary he would be my Doctor. He managed through his very clear and informative explanation to put me at ease by patiently answering my many questions. His kindness and consideration before and after surgery match his great skills. Both qualities that define a very special doctor.
in Tampa |
Dr. Cox is a very smart man and a very experienced Doctor, but his office wait times have to be the absolute WORST. I've come in early for various appointments and each time I have had to wait at least 45 mins to OVER 80 minutes just to see the man, WITH AN APPOINTMENT. I do not see how this is acceptable. I understand that he is very busy but his office staff should be more mindful of how long a consultation is and schedule appointments accordingly. Never have I dread sitting in an office more.
in Land O Lakes, FL |
Dr. Cox was absolutely wonderful and took very good care of me when I had breast cancer.
St Petersburg, FL |
Dr. Cox is one of the most amazing doctors I have ever had. His bedside manner and knowledge and skill are the best you will ever experience. I went into my appointment very nervous but by the time I left I felt at peace. He was so thorough with his information and listened to what I had to say. I didn't feel rushed at all. I highly recommend Dr. Cox you will not be disappointed.
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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Neutropenia
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • von Willebrand Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke Univerity Med Ctr

    Completed in 1979

    Nih Cancer Inst

    Completed in 1974

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Utah

    Graduated in 1971

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cox's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cox's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cox

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Cox's Care Philosophy

The USF Breast Health Program focuses on rapid diagnosis, excellent treatment and the best outcomes possible. As part of the University of South Florida (USF), our clinical team includes the most experienced breast surgeons, breast radiologists, breast pathologists and breast radiation oncologists. We offer unmatched clinical care focused on breast health. We support an outstanding breast research and clinical data management team who maintain a 25 yr, 27,000 patient data set.