About Dr. Juan Paramo
Dr. Juan Paramo is an attending surgeon in Surgical Oncology at the Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center. Board certified in general surgery; Dr. Paramo specializes in the surgical treatment of breast cancer, thyroid cancer, melanoma and sarcoma. He is also an expert in performing operations to treat complex cancer cases including head and neck surgery, endocrine surgery, skin and soft tissue tumor surgery and minimally invasive surgery. He is one of the few surgeons in South Florida certified in the “hidden scar” surgical techniques for breast cancer.
Dr. Paramo earned his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his residency in general surgery as well as a fellowship in surgical oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Paramo is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the International College of Surgeons, and Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology. He is the Chair of the Cancer Committee at the Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, as well as a Governor of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Paramo is the Florida State Chair to the Commission on Cancer and past-President of the South Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Actively engaged in teaching, Dr. Paramo is Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at both the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and at NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Paramo has authored numerous publications on breast cancer, endocrine surgery, melanoma, thyroid and gastrointestinal cancers. He is also fluent in Spanish.
PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
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