Lav K. Goyal, MD, MBA

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(954) 776-3238
Radiation Oncology
Holy Cross Medical Group: 


Dr. Lav Goyal is a board certified Radiation Oncologist at the Michael and Dianne Bienes Comprehensive Cancer Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was recently named one of America's Top Doctors.

He is a member of The American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and a board member of the American Cancer Society (ACS) (Broward County).  In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Goyal has also earned an MBA from The University of Miami with a focus in health care.

He leads one of the nation's most comprehensive teams dedicated to the coordinated effort of curing cancer.

He has given numerous lectures both nationally and internationally and treats patients not only from South Florida, but throughout the United States, the Caribbean and South America.

Dr. Goyal has been successfully treating a wide variety of malignancies for almost 20 years.  He is one of only a limited number of radiation oncologists in the world who is an expert in using Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy, Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy, Prostate Seed Implants, and High Dose Rate Brachytherapy.

He is a leader in both advanced treatment techniques and patient-centered care.

Dr. Goyal’s innovative techniques have led to decreased side-effects and highly successful oncologic outcomes to patients from around the world.

His contributions have been recognized worldwide through his publications, lectures, and training.

Dr. Goyal previously served as assistant professor of Radiation Oncology at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  Prior to that, he completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he served as chief resident.  While a resident, Dr. Goyal scored in the 99th percentile on his board exams.

Aside from teaching and treating patients, Dr. Goyal serves on a Patient Satisfaction committee, whose purpose is to continuously strive to provide better service to cancer patients. 

For appointments, please call 954-492-5764.

Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm

Video: Dr. Goyal's Webisode
Video: Stereotactic Radiotherapy 
Video: Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer 

Focus Area
Prostate, General 

Notable work experience
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001-2006
Private practice in West Palm Beach, Florida, 2006-2008
Radiation Oncologist, Michael and Dianne Bienes Cancer Center, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2008-Present

American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology

Residency, Department of Radiation Oncology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, Ohio (1996-2001)                      
Chief Resident (7/2000-6/2001)

Higher Education
University of Miami, M.B.A., 2014 
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, M.D., 1996 
Case Western Reserve University, B.A., 1991

Professional Associations
American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Urologic Association (AUA)
Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)
Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
President, North Carolina Council of Affiliated Regional Radiation Oncology Societies (CARROS) 2003 

Distinguished Physician, Florida Medical Association 2004

Principal investigator of 01-RAD/ONC-461: Intra-operative radiation program at the University of North Carolina. 2001-2006

Co-Investigator LCCC 0218: Partial Breast Treatment Using Single Dose Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer - A Feasibility Study with Molecular Analysis of Tumors and Normal Breast Epithelial Tissue. 2002-2006
Co-Investigator for pilot study: Decision Making Under Uncertainty in Men with Prostate Cancer. 2002-2006

Principle Investigator: Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) 0115: A Phase I Trial of Surgical Resection and Radiation Therapy Delivered Via the Gliasite Delivery System Followed by Re-resection and Gliadel Wafer Placement Followed by Temozolomide as Initial Treatment For Supratentorial Malignant Glioma. 2003-2004

02-RAD/ONC-610-ORC: Automatic Localization for Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. 2003-2006

Co-investigator LCCC 0103: Neoadjuvant Taxotere and Estramustine Followed by Local in the Treatment of Local Advanced Prostate Carcinoma. 2003-2005

Co-investigator for Department of Defense (DOD) funded trial: Automated organ localization for adaptive radiation therapy for adenocarcinoma of the prostate.  Sarang Joshi, Principal Investigator. 2004-2006

8/05-9/06 Co-principal Investigator LCCC 0420: A Phase I/II Study of Concurrent Weekly Doxetaxel, Androgen Ablation, and Adaptive External Beam Radiotherapy for Localized High-Risk Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate.

Goyal LK, Fried, DF.  Surgical Outcomes after Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Biopsy Gleason Score of 8-10 Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate. Submitted to Urology  in 4/06.

Foskey M, David B, Goyal LK, Chang S, Chaney E, Rosenman J, and Joshi S.  Large Deformation 3D Image Registration in Image-Guided Radiation Therapy.  Submitted to Physics in Medicine and Biology.

Davis B, Foskey M, Rosenman J, Goyal LK, Chang S, and Joshi S.  Automatic Segmentation of Intra-Treatment CT Images for Adaptive Radiation Therapy of the Prostate. In Proceedings of the Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. To appear.

Goyal LK.  Book review of “Controversies in Gastrointestinal Tumor Therapy” Gastroenterology 128(4): 1140, 2005 April.

Goyal LK.  Post RP radiotherapy: Do We or Don’t We?  Contemporary Urology.  16(5): 44-53, May 2004

Hercbergs AA, Goyal LK, Suh JS, Lee SY, Reddy CA, Cohen BH, Stevens GH, Reddy SK, Peereboom DM, Elson PJ, Gupta MK, Barnett GH. Propylthiouracil-Induced Chemical Hypothyroidism with High-Dose Tamoxifen Prolongs Survival in Recurrent High Grade Glioma: a Phase I/II Study.  Anticancer Research.  23: 617-626, 2003 Jan-Feb.

Goyal LK, Suh JH, Reddy CA, Barnett GH. The Role of Whole Brain Radiotherapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery On Brain Metastases From Renal Cell Carcinoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 47(4): 1007-12, 2000 Jul 1

Goyal LK, Suh JH, Mohan DS, Prayson RA, Lee J, Barnett GH. Local Control and Overall Survival in Atypical Meningioma: A Retrospective Study. International  Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 46(1): 57-61, 2000 Jan 1.

Ha CS, Dubey P, Goyal LK, Hess M, Cabanillas F, Cox JD. Localized Primary Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Of The Breast. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 21(4): 376-80, 1998 Aug.


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