March 27, 2015
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, Board Certified Radiation Oncologist and CEO of 21st Century Oncology, has been awarded the inaugural Amigos Center Humanitarian Award on behalf of the Amigos Center Board of Directors and the 4,000 immigrants the organization helps serve in Southwest Florida every year.
The Amigos Center is known for providing Hispanic Americans and other immigrants the tools to become successful in America. Dr. Dosoretz has earned the award as a result of his continued, generous support for the Amigos Center’s mission to help immigrants in Southwest Florida.
“It is truly an honor to be awarded the first Amigos Center Humanitarian Award,” says Dr. Dosoretz. “I have been fortunate in overcoming obstacles to achieve my goals, and I hope the same for future immigrants—success in all they hope to accomplish.”
A native of Argentina, Dr. Dosoretz earned his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, graduating with the highest honors gold medal for his class. He went on to train in radiation oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he was named Chief Resident of the department.
As a pioneer in his field, Dr. Dosoretz has endeavored to grow 21st Century Oncology from a single radiation oncology center into a global oncology network, now the largest provider of radiation therapy and the second largest group of urologists in the U.S.