About Charles E. Cox MD

Charles E. Cox MD

Surgical Oncology, Breast Cancer, Breast Surgery
TGH Breast Health Center

Charles E. Cox MD

Dr. Charles Cox is on the medical staff at Tampa General Hospital and is a professor of surgery at the University of South Florida (USF) Health Morsani College of Medicine. He is committed to his patients’ total well-being, including their medical, emotional, and psychological health as they battle malignancies and other breast conditions. Dr. Cox holds several leadership roles in multiple surgical societies and associations. His numerous awards include the Award of Excellence in Teaching & Compassion from Duke University School of Medicine, he has been named as one of the Best Doctors in America, and he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tampa Bay Business Journal in 2011. He is particularly interested in lymphatic mapping, sentinel node biopsy, and breast conserving therapies. His hundreds of books, journals, articles, abstracts and presentations focus on some of the most cutting-edge detection techniques and treatment options available for breast cancer patients.


TGH Breast Health Center
Address: 17416 Brookside Trace Ct
Phone: (813) 844-4554
Fax: (813) 844-5877


Surgical Oncology
Breast Cancer
Breast Surgery


University of Utah College of Medicine
Medical School, MD, 1975


Duke University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1983

Duke University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, 1980

Duke University School of Medicine
Internship, General Surg, 1976