Dr. Nicholas Tranakas , MD

General Surgery , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

(954) 491-0900

Broward Surgical Associates
6405 N Federal Hwy Ste 401
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308


Nicholas Tranakas, MD, is the Medical Director of Cancer Services for Broward Health and of the Comprehensive Breast Center at Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Tranakas received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial. His honors and awards include the American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship, the Doris Faircloth/Alfred Ketcham Surgical Oncology Fellow Award and recognition as Most Valuable Physician at Broward Health Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and has presented his research on cancer and laparoscopic surgery before a number of professional societies. Dr. Tranakas is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He serves as a consultant in surgery for the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Miami. He is current president of the Broward County Division of the American Cancer Society and serves on the executive board of Gilda's Club of South Florida. He frequently is asked to provide authoritative interviews for news stories about cancer. Dr. Tranakas lives in Fort Lauderdale with his wife and three children. His hobbies include backgammon, racketball and boating.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 33 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1987

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Broward Health Imperial Point
  • Broward Health Medical Center

Specialties: General Surgery , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Tranakas's Office Information

Fax: (954) 449-1130
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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