Dr. Peter Forsyth, MD

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Dr. Peter Forsyth, MD
Dr. Peter Forsyth, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Forsyth is affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.

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Dr. Forsyth's Care Philosophy

"I am interested in experimental therapeutics in patients with gliomas. This spans basic laboratory work into Phase I and 2 Clinical Trials. My basic research is in oncolytic viruses and glimoa invasion." Peter Forsyth is chairman of the Neuro-Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center and professor of oncology at the University of South Florida. An internationally recognized neuro-oncology physician-scientist, Dr. Forsyth joined Moffitt in 2011.

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    Dr. Forsyth's Performance
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      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
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      GOOD
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    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
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    Dr. Forsyth's Care Philosophy

    "I am interested in experimental therapeutics in patients with gliomas. This spans basic laboratory work into Phase I and 2 Clinical Trials. My basic research is in oncolytic viruses and glimoa invasion." Peter Forsyth is chairman of the Neuro-Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center and professor of oncology at the University of South Florida. An internationally recognized neuro-oncology physician-scientist, Dr. Forsyth joined Moffitt in 2011.

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chronic Pain
    • Cluster Headache
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glioma
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Malignant Tumor
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Sleep-Walking
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Tension Headache
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      McMasters University in Ontario

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Toronto, - Medicine

      Completed in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Mayo Clinic - Neurology

      Completed in 1991

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center , - Neuro-oncology

      Completed in 1993

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Nerve Block