encourage all patients who are afflicted by upper respiratory symptoms which include coughing, wheezing, and shortness of
breath along with a fever to please contact your Primary Care Physician. If you have an upcoming appointment at Terk Oncology
and are experiencing any of those symptoms please contact our office at 904-520-6800 for further instructions before arriving to your appointment.
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus;
·Wash your hands often with soap for at least 20 seconds
·Avoid close contact with people who are sick
·Practice social distancing
·Avoid touching your eyes, face and mouth with unwashed hands
·Most importantly stay home if you are sick except to get medical care
For further and up to date information, please visit the official CDC website
Dr. Mitchell Terk is a board certified radiation oncologist with
more than 18 years of clinical experience and currently practices radiation oncology & brachytherapy. He completed his
undergraduate degree from Emory University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from the Mount Sinai School of
Medicine in New York City in 1993. Dr. Terk continued his training at Mount Sinai, where he completed his residency in 1997.
Dr. Terk is routinely recognized as one of the nation's top oncologists, most compassionate doctors, and is a regular patients'
choice award winner.
Dr. Terk is an internationally acclaimed lecturer and has presented his personal
research at major medical centers and a myriad of conferences. He has been involved with training physicians throughout the
United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa on the newest cancer treatment techniques. He has published research on breast, gynecological,
and gastrointestinal cancers. His special area of expertise is curing prostate cancer. He is the medical director of our world
renowned prostate cancer program, Florida Center for Prostate Care. He has personally treated more than 5,000 men with prostate cancer in recent years. He has been performing prostate
seed implants since 1994, and has performed over 4,000 seed implants, making him one of the most experienced in the world.
In 2013, Dr. Terk and colleagues published their long-term results in the treatment of early stage prostate cancer. At 10
years, 98% of their patients with low-risk cancer were cured!
His personal interests include the arts,
restoring antique automobiles and travel. He was elected a member to the Explorers Club in 1991, and to the board of the Amelia
Island Concours d'Elegance in 2015. His wife, Nadine Terk, is an accomplished artist and painter. He enjoys spending time
with his family, and his rescue dog, an Australian Shepherd.
ON THE WEB
Dr. Terk has co-authored more than 40 cancer related studies published
Dr. Terk's extensive education, research experience and grant work are
of great benefit to the care of his patients in addition to the compassionate care which has earned him the Top Doctor for 2014 award and many more.
Mitchell Terk, MD: Awarded Vitals® On-Time
Physician Award - 2019
Mitchell Terk, MD: Awarded Vitals® Patient's
Choice Award - 2019
Mitchell Terk, MD: Participant at 103rd Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting: November
26 – December 1, 2017 - Patients Treated with Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy for Prostate Cancer Return to Baseline
Urinary Function Following Treatment to 81 Gy
Terk, MD is awarded 2013 Top 10 Doctors Award
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