Dr. Elizabeth Tan-Chiu, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Tan-Chiu, MD

Hematology  |  

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Dr. Elizabeth Tan-Chiu, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Plantation, FL. She has been practicing for 23 years.

Florida Cancer Care

201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 102

Plantation, FL 33324
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Florida Health Administrators
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 88% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tan-Chiu "Compassionate Care. One patient at a time! As a cancer specialist, Dr. Tan-Chiu has devoted her entire medical career to Breast and Ovarian Cancer providing compassionate patient care and innovative research by making significant contributions to new and better therapies."


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Meningiomas
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases


  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Exam
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Genetic Testing

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 the Philippines
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Far Eastern University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Philippine General Hospital, Radiology and Cancer Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Umass Memorial Medical Center-Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Hematology and Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2009
  • Castle Connolly Medical Patients' Choice Award, 2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Tan-Chiu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French Creole
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Turkish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tan-Chiu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tan-Chiu to family and friends
based on 39 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tan-Chiu's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in Boynton Beach |
Agree with other 5 star reviews. I came to her seeking a trial drug. I have not had a more dedicated doctor. We had a series of doctors that looked ONLY at the film/images from the tests finding many making mistakes and misreads. She not only reads the coverpage, but goes over the images in...more
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in Pompano Beach, FL |
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2016. We had a cousin in Florida who had also had breast cancer so we asked for a recommendation and immediately she said you have to get Dr Tan-Chiu.She was able to get an appointment for Dec 28th just after the Christmas rush. I was traumatised by my...more
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in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
I'm quite sure I wouldn't be a healthy 17 year breast cancer survivor without the outstanding care I've received since my initial diagnosis from this incredibly brilliant & truly caring oncologist! She & her wonderful staff have many state-of-the-art clinical trials to offer to patients, which can...more
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in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
I have been with Dr Tan Chiu since 2005. She is the most kind, caring and knowledgeable doctors I have known. I had breast cancer 2 times and she steered me through my mastectomy in 2005 until now and continuing on through the years to come. On June 22, 2017 I will celebrate 12 years cancer...more
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Coral Springs, FL |
Dr. Tan-Chiu is wonderful! She helped me through breast and kidney cancer. She is very thorough, competent and clearly explains treatment. I also like that she is involved in research. She is realistic and has a sunny personality, which I very much appreciate!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tan-Chiu accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Florida Health Administrators
    Florida Health Choice Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Total Health Choice
    Total Health Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Westside Regional Medical Center
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Boca Raton Regional Hospital
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Broward Health Medical Center
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West Boca Medical Center
21644 State Road 7
Boca Raton, FL 33428
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