Dr. Laura Dickerson, MD

Dr. Laura Dickerson, MD

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Hematology & Oncology | Female | 44 years old

Established in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Inst. is the largest privately owned oncology/hematology practice in the US. We are committed to providing world class cancer care in community base settings close to home serving patients as far north as Gainesville, as far south as Naples and east as Sebring in Central Florida. In association with Sara Cannon Research Inst., we offer patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our primary purpose is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends. Our physicians are board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology and hematology. The Gainesville office offers all the services needed to meet the needs of an oncology patient. Our infusion room has expertly trained and certified oncology nurses to administer the treatment specifically researched and designed by your physician. We have in-house lab and radiology services including CT and PET. We provide two ongoing support groups that meet in our location on a monthly basis to assist patients and families in dealing with their disease process. We serve Alachua and all surrounding counties and accept all types of cancer and blood related disorders. We truly are a community-based practice that provides world class care to each individual patient close to home. Read more

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Established in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Inst. is the largest privately owned oncology/hematology practice in the US. We are committed to providing world class cancer care in community base settings close to home serving patients as far north as Gainesville, as far south as Naples and east as Sebring in Central Florida. In association with Sara Cannon Research Inst., we offer patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our primary purpose is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends. Our physicians are board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology and hematology. The Gainesville office offers all the services needed to meet the needs of an oncology patient. Our infusion room has expertly trained and certified oncology nurses to administer the treatment specifically researched and designed by your physician. We have in-house lab and radiology services including CT and PET. We provide two ongoing support groups that meet in our location on a monthly basis to assist patients and families in dealing with their disease process. We serve Alachua and all surrounding counties and accept all types of cancer and blood related disorders. We truly are a community-based practice that provides world class care to each individual patient close to home.Read more

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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Sarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Chemotherapy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • PET Scan

Background Check

  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    University Fl

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Fl

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Fl

    Completed in 2007

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Hematology & Oncology
  • Board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dickerson's Care Philosophy

Established in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Inst. is the largest privately owned oncology/hematology practice in the US. We are committed to providing world class cancer care in community base settings close to home serving patients as far north as Gainesville, as far south as Naples and east as Sebring in Central Florida. In association with Sara Cannon Research Inst., we offer patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our primary purpose is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends. Our physicians are board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology and hematology. The Gainesville office offers all the services needed to meet the needs of an oncology patient. Our infusion room has expertly trained and certified oncology nurses to administer the treatment specifically researched and designed by your physician. We have in-house lab and radiology services including CT and PET. We provide two ongoing support groups that meet in our location on a monthly basis to assist patients and families in dealing with their disease process. We serve Alachua and all surrounding counties and accept all types of cancer and blood related disorders. We truly are a community-based practice that provides world class care to each individual patient close to home.