Dr. Robert Donoway, MD

Dr. Robert Donoway, MD

Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Donoway, MD is a hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Hollywood, FL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Donoway is affiliated with Aventura Hospital & Medical Center, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Regional Hospital and Memorial Regional Hospital South.

Donoway Center for Cancer Treatment and Prevention

3800 Johnson St Ste A

Hollywood, FL 33021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Care Philosophy

It is our desire to build the practice, which is limited entirely to the management of cancer, to encompass the tri-county area. It is our feeling that the optimal management of cancer is by treating it one case at a time. It is through the dedicated interest directed to each individual case, along with the appropriate long-term follow up, that will provide patients with the greatest degree of assurance that their disease has been managed appropriately and best possible outcomes are achieved.
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Dr. Donoway's Experience

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


  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Dr. Donoway does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • von Willebrand Disease


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  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Ablation
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cryoablation
  • Cryosurgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolization of Tumor
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Whipple Procedure
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery


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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.


  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Donoway has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Donoway has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donoway's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donoway to family and friends
based on 70 total reviews (13 with comments)
Dr. Donoway Says:

This is Dr. Donoway responding to the 05/11/16 review

We remember things differently. We do not discuss other patient's private medical information with family members without permission. A patient's information is not automatically shared with a parent unless the patient is a minor. We also do not schedule patients who curse on the phone and are abusive to staff. Kathryn, our office...

Dr. Donoway's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (13)
St Petersburg, FL |
It's absolutely disgraceful that a doctor with so many achievements and such high recommendations from other healthcare professionals,has such poor front office management . I have seen doctor 3 times - great guy!But humiliated and belittled by Katherine who claimed I was yelling at her which is absolute lie . I was upset by her unwillingness to help. I was upset but by NO means abusive . Dr Donoway if you are reading this, at very least she owes is apology to people in the waiting room!disgrace
in Plantation, FL |
My dermo Dr. Altman, referred me after a mole came back malignant melanoma. Kathryn, the office manager, got me in quickly to see him because she could tell I was nervous on the phone. Dr. Donoway explained everything in great detail to me. I just had my surgery for incision of the primary area and sentinel lymph node biopsy. I got nervous right before the surgery and Dr. Donoway explained everything again to me & my family. I have been treated with empathy and concern by the doc & staff!
in Boca raton fl |
Dr Donaway was absolutely fabulous with my husband surgery he was complete and thorough I would recommend him highly to anyone that needs a surgeon I love his secretary Catherine She is fabulous
Dr.Donoway is part of a team of doctors that I feel saved my life for this I will be forever grateful .
in Miami Gardens, FL |
I have several friends that are living proof that he is the best! They are Cancer Free as a direct result of Dr. Donoway and his staff. The entire staff works together and understands what is needed to be done for a new patient to help them to kick cancer!! I highly recommend anyone that has been diagnosed with breast cancer to reach out to one of the most knowledgeable and compassionate doctors I have ever had the privilege to meet. Five stars is not enough for this doctor he is a 10.
in Pembroke Pines, FL |
I didn't even get the chance to meet this very referred Dr. Because his RUDE and VERY CONDESENTING (office manager) that she claimed she was KATHERINE would barely let me get a word in. She continuously spoke over me in NOT A CARING tone & seemed most annoyed at everything I had to say. She refused to put someone else on the phone & hung up on me. I called back several times and she told me to go somewhere else!! Completely not what I expected as a first impression to this office. DISGUSTED!!
in Miami, FL |
The doctor is great! Katherine, the front desk however- is EXTREMELY rude.
in Davie, FL |
Dr. Donoway was courteous and presented good bedside manners. The consultation lasted 10minutes but the wait to see him was over 2 hours! The receptionist is vulgar and rude. They over schedule so that the waiting room is packed and the wait time is unavceptable.
Hollywood |
Dr Donoway is an amazing surgeon. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM
in Miami |
He and his staff are amazing. They work in partnership and get things done right. Before you come in or leave the office all your needs and paperwork or done and sent to everyone needed. Dr. Donaway will tell you how things are and won't candy coat. Which is extremely important when dealing with cancer. He knows everything with accuracy and gives you your options and lets you decide your decision and respect it fully. His assistant Kathryn is extremely detailed and is just plain amazing!
Boca Raton, FL |
I could not believe how long it took to get the appointment, I was told he was doing a lot of traveling, then finally when I arrive the office is jammed packed. I sat there for 3 hours which I think is unacceptable either don't see so many patients in one day or make yourself available more days from start to finish almost a whole day with travel time, and the office is not that much of a friendly place to be while waiting, so it makes the experience and wait worse.
in Pembroke Pines |
Great doctor. Knows his expertise and great people skills. However, if you don't mind waiting half a daythan by all means go to this doctor.
Hollywood, Fl |
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Dr. Donoway accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Donoway has admitting privileges

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
20900 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
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Memorial Hospital West
703 N Flamingo Rd
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
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Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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Memorial Regional Hospital South
3600 Washington St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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