Dr. Lawrence Snetman, MD

Dr. Lawrence Snetman, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lawrence A. Snetman, MD - Aventrua, FL - Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology - Aventura Oncology Services | Aventura, FL -- -- Dr. Lawrence A. Snetman returns to the Aventura Hospital medical staff and the Comprehensive Cancer Center after spending the last few years in North Carolina. He has more than 30 years of experience caring for patients in the dual specialties of medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Snetman earned his medical degree from the University of Miami's School of Medicine, and he completed his postgraduate internship, residency and sub-specialty fellowship training at the University of Miami Combined Hospitals System. He is a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the American College of Angiology. He has also served on the voluntary faculties of both Nova Southeastern University and the University of Miami and was an original affiliate member of the Center for Blood Diseases of the University of Miami. He has been awarded the Physicians' Recognition Award on multiple occasions by the American Medical Association, and he was selected as one of America's Top Physicians by the Consumer Research Council. Dr. Snetman is frequently sought for both professional and community presentations on current topics of interest in his field. He has published a World Literature Review of Hodgkin's Disease, and he participated as a co-investigator in the investigation of plasmapheresis as a treatment for hereditary hyperlipidemia. Dr. Snetman now serves as the principal physician at the Aventura Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center. His primary goal is to make the facility the pre-eminent treatment center in the area, dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic and neoplastic diseases. He has a special interest in hereditary cancer and counseling patients and their families.

Aventura Hematology & Oncology Services

20950 NE 27th Ct Ste 300

Aventura, FL 33180
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Dimension Health
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Care Partners

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Care Philosophy

At Aventura Oncology Services, you will find a knowledgeable and respectful staff that takes a comprehensive approach to care. We deliver clinical excellence and specialized treatment that is centered around the needs of you and your family. Our hematology and radiation oncologists provide skilled and compassionate care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. We will guide you and your family through your treatment options, tailoring our services to your unique, individual needs.
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Dr. Snetman's Experience

Dr. Snetman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neoplastic Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Platelet Disorders
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease


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  • Blood Test
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Injection Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis

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 Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Miami/ Jackson
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of Miami/ Jackson
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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  • Answers Questions
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  • Average wait time
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Snetman accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Dimension Health
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • Prime Health Services
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Snetman has admitting privileges

Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133
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