Medical Director and Founder, CFCI
Randy Heysek, M.D., is a board certified radiation oncologist who received his B. A. in Biochemistry with distinction at the University of Colorado. He received his M.D. at University of Florida and completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Maryland Cancer Center in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1985, he completed his internship training at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
In March 1996, while serving as Co-Director of Plant City Cancer Treatment Center, he became Medical Director/CEO of the Central Florida Cancer Institute which he still holds today. He is the founder and medical director of the Central Florida Cancer Institute whose goal when originated in 1999 was to provide the local small communities of Davenport, Haines City, Lake Wales, and Plant City with the same technology and treatment that is available in the large cancer treatment centers located in the bigger cities and Universities that are over 50 miles away. Advanced Cancer treatment CLOSE TO HOME is the mission of the Central Florida Cancer Institute.
He has also held numerous leadership positions such as chief of medical staff at Lakeland Regional Medical Center as well as Chief of Service Radiation Oncology; Executive Director at the Center for Cancer Care and Research – a Moffitt-affiliated center in Lakeland; Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, FL where he served as the primary brachytherapy surgeon for prostate seed implants and chief of service of the Breast and Sarcoma radiation oncology team; He is also a registered Medical Expert with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration who calls on Dr. Heysek to opine on the standard of care for physicians practicing medicine in the state of Florida.
Dr. Heysek shares his knowledge and expertise through teaching resident physicians in training at the University of Florida as well as giving seminars and lectures to the general community on a variety of topics such as the NON-Surgical Treatment of prostate and bladder cancer, Radiation treatment in rare cancers such as sarcoma and the use of sophisticated radiation techniques that help to reduce side effects from treatment.
Dr. Heysek treats and evaluates ALL cancer types with a special interest in prostate cancer using Image guided techniques as well as radioactive seed implantation.
He is the winner of multiple honors and awards including the 2005 Top Physicians in America, 4th Edition, printed by the Consumers Research Council of America.
Among Dr. Heysek’s credits are participation in research and support for clinical trials regarding prostate treatment in patients with intermediate risk and high risk prostate cancer.
He is credited with multiple publications as well as abstracts and presentations.
Dr. Heysek is available for patient consultations and treatment, and speaking engagements.