Florida Hospital Cancer Institute ›› Cancer Programs ›› Lung Esophageal Cancer ›› Our Team ›› Dr. Joseph H. Boyer Jr., MD


Dr. Joseph H. Boyer Jr., MD earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. During his medical training, Dr. Boyer was elected into the National Medical School Honor Society, known as Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), and graduated cum laude in 1983 near the top of his class. He went on to serve as an intern and resident under the instruction of Dr. David Fromm at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. Dr. Boyer completed his Chief Residency in General Surgery in 1988, and received American Board of Surgery (ABS) certification in 1989. Dr. Boyer was also elected as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Dr. Boyer completed a residency with internationally acclaimed surgeon Dr. Roque Piffare in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Loyola Stritch Medical Center in Chicago, IL. In addition, he served six month rotations at the Hines Veterans Administration Hospital and Chicago Children’s Hospital and achieved certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery in 1991 & Recertification in 2001. Dr. Boyer is a member of the prestigious organization of “The Society of Thoracic Surgeons” (STS). Currently, he serves as Co-Director of the Thoracic Cancer Program at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI) which is part of Florida Hospital and the Adventist Health System. Most recently, Dr. Boyer accepted a Leadership position as Section Chief for the Department of Surgery with the Florida Hospital Adventist Health System.


Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Practice/Group Name: 

Orlando Cardiovascular Institute, PA

Special Interests:

Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches (Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Robotic- Assisted Surgery)

Education & Fellowship:

  • Medical School: Suny Health Science Center
  • Internship: University Hospital- Suny Health Science
  • Residency: University Hospital- Suny Health Science, Loyola Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Specialty Certified:

  • Surgery    
  • Thoracic Surgery

Professional Memberships:

  • Port Access Steering Committee
  • Board of Directors, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Lehigh County Medical Association
  • Orange County Medical Society
  • Panebianco-Yip Heart Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania State Medical Society


  • Surgical Director of the Thoracic Cancer Program
  • Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery           

Main Office Location:

2320 N. Orange Ave
Suite 201     
Orlando, FL 32804

Office Phone Number: 407-228-7373
Fax Phone Number: 407-228-7393