06 Apr Knight Dermatology partners with the Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center
Knight Dermatology Institute is proud to announce its partnership with the Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center – working alongside Orlando Health Cancer Center multidisciplinary team of specialists to provide care to melanoma and skin cancer patients throughout Central Florida.
“I am pleased to announce that J. Matthew Knight, MD, has joined our team at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, and will lead our newly developed Skin Cancer Center, which opened April 6. In this role, he will lead a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, and medical and radiation oncologists who will focus on evaluating and treating cutaneous malignancies. He will see patients initially on Fridays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Aesthetic and Reconstructive Clinic, 77 W. Underwood St., 4th floor.
Dr. Knight is a nationally recognized dermatologist who specializes in skin cancer, laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology, and is the chief of dermatology at Orlando Health. A native of Orlando, Dr. Knight graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed a dermatology residency at the University of Kansas. He has been in practice in Orlando since 2004.
Dr. Knight is a welcome and strategic addition to our team. Florida has the second-highest rate of melanoma incidents in the nation, according to a 2015 report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Central Florida counties of Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola accounted for 470 cases in 2015, according to the NIH report.”
Mark S. Roh, MD
President, Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center