Our Oncology Physicians 

 

Anthony Addesa, MD, Radiation Therapy Anthony Addesa, MD

Dr. Addesa is the medical director of radiation oncology at Jupiter Medical Center. He has over 18 years of radiation oncology experience, and interests in tumors of the brain, spinal cord, lung, breast, prostate and skin, with a special interest in targeted therapies to help minimize normal tissue injury during therapy.

Dr. Addesa received his undergraduate degree in computer science from Brandeis University (Magna Cum Laude) and his graduate degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia.  He completed his medical internship and residency at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center where he served as Chief Resident.  He completed his training at Harvard Medical School where he was awarded an ASTRO fellowship to subspecialize in stereotactic radiosurgery – one of only two such fellowships awarded nationally each year.  He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters about targeted cancer therapy; and, is an internationally invited speaker on the topic of stereotactic radiosurgery.  Dr. Addesa is fluent in Spanish, Italian and French.

 

K. Adam Lee, MD, Thoracic Surgery  

A leading practitioner of thoracic surgery using the daVinci™ robotic technology, Dr. Lee is the Medical Director of the Thoracic Surgery and Lung Center at Jupiter Medical Center. In 2003, he pioneered the four-arm robotic lobectomy surgical technique for lung cancer. For the first time in the U.S., that advance enabled an individual thoracic surgeon to manipulate all four "arms" of the robotic surgical device, for greater control and accuracy.

K. Adam Lee, MDHe was the first physician in the state of Florida to perform robotic-assisted thoracic surgery and was among the state's earliest adopters of video-assisted thorascopic surgery for lobectomies. Dr. Lee’s areas of special interest and research include: Multimodality therapy for lung and esophageal cancer; Surgery for higher-stage lung cancer; Minimally-invasive surgery for lung and esophageal cancer; Minimally-invasive surgery for mediastinal disease; Robotic lobectomy for lung cancer; and Robotic thymectomy.

Board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery and a Fellow in the American College of Surgery, Dr. Lee received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed his general surgery residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and his cardiothoracic residency at University of Massachusetts. Dr. Lee has spent many years traveling around the United States as an instructor of robotic thoracic surgery.