Patient Center : Special Services


The following services are available to radiation oncology patients:

Information Phone Line

For general information about the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics (UMHC) or Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, call 305-243-1000 (local) or 800-545-2292 (toll free).

Nutrition Consultation

The Nutrition Department provides counseling to UMHC and Sylvester inpatients, outpatients, and their families. To make an appointment, please call 305-243-8885.

Patient Education

Professionals provide individual and group instruction for both patients and families on a variety of topics related to your condition. Ask your social worker for more information.

Patient Relations

Patient representatives are committed to helping you and your family with any questions or concerns, and they are interested in your suggestions too. Some of the services they provide include ensuring the responsiveness of the University of Miami Health System and its physicians, and helping to identify patient needs and expectations. Patient representatives can be reached by calling 305-243-3820 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


If you require accommodations in the area, please contact the radiation oncology social worker at 305-243-4242.


Conveniently located on the second floor of Sylvester, the outpatient pharmacy fills prescriptions while you wait. The pharmacy is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.