Dr. Peter A. Forsyth , MD


(813) 644-3698

Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 USF Magnolia Dr
Tampa, FL 33612


Dr. Peter Forsyth is chairman of the Neuro-Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center and professor of oncology at the University of South Florida. An internationally recognized neuro-oncology physician-scientist, Dr. Forsyth joined Moffitt in 2011 after more than a decade with the Tom Baker Cancer Centre at the University of Calgary in Canada, where he was a professor of oncology and neurosciences, as well as associate director of research. Dr. Forsyth has a strong interest in malignant, invasive glioma brain tumors. He is currently investigating several tumor-inhibiting agents in Phase I clinical trials. One of his first priorities at Moffitt is to develop a neural tumor stem cell lab to expand research opportunities in novel therapeutic cancer-fighting drugs. Currently, he has 10 active grants funding his studies. Dr. Forsyth received his medical degree at McMasters University in Ontario, completed a neurology residency at the Mayo Clinic and then a fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Before joining Moffitt, he was interim director of the Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute. Dr. Forsyth is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including receiving the Canadian Cancer Society Award of Excellence in Medicine & Health twice. In 2006, he was a guest professor at Second Hospital of Shangdong Province in China.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 35 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Mc Master Univ, Sch of Med, Hamilton, Ont, Canada

Graduation Date: in 1984

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Moffitt Cancer Center

Specialties: Neurology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Forsyth's Office Information

Fax: ( ,8) 813-9728
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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