Dr. Charles Cox, MD

Dr. Charles Cox, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Charles Cox, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in breast surgical oncology, breast oncology, and more.

3000 Medical Park Dr Ste 140

Tampa, FL 33613

Contact Information

(813) 793-4272

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cox "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."

3  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • 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
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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


  • University Of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Duke Univerity Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Nih Cancer Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends
36 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cox's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Cox has a great bedside manner & has the praise from many in the area but he told me "NOT to worry about cancer that came on pathology behind the nipple" He did a biopsy on left nipple & said chance of reoccurrence was less than 2%. I had DCIS in left breast and decided on Bi-Lat mastectomy....more
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Dr. Cox is the best!! He is caring, knowledgeable and spends time explaining your condition , and treatment in terms that you can understand. He truly wants the best for his patients. He makes you feel comfortable, and his surgical skills are the best!!
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There is no other doctor I'd rather have...wish he was also a PCP! He always has a smile, puts you at ease, is highly recommended by everyone in the medical industry, is down to earth and extremely knowledgeable. When my PCP didn't refer to Dr. Cox, I changed PCP! I needed to see a breast cancer dr...more
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He was very informative and put me at ease. He takes one step at a time to get the full picture and discusses. At such a fearful time he is there to help you through it.
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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...more
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