Dr. Adam I. Riker

Adam I. Riker

Adam I. Riker
Adam I.
Breast surgeon

Languages spoken


Expert in

Surgical oncology



Naples (Surgical oncology)
Naples (Surgical oncology)

990 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, Florida 34102

26.54264053839095, -81.84744785794729
Fort Myers (Surgical oncology)
Fort Myers (Surgical oncology)

4571 Colonial Blvd. Suite 210
Fort Myers, Florida 33966

26.61261045299194, -81.8191443828903
Port Charlotte (General surgery)
Port Charlotte (General surgery)

18308 Murdock Circle Unit 105
Port Charlotte, Florida 33948

27.00692551408858, -82.14321211561463
Venice (General surgery and surgical oncology)
Venice (General surgery and surgical oncology)

195 Center Road Suite B
Venice, Florida 34285

27.07993281048755, -82.42329285775187

Specializes in

Breast cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Condition/Cancer/Melanoma skin cancer
Soft tissue sarcoma


Breast surgery
Service/Cancer/Surgery/Breast surgery
Surgical oncology
Service/Cancer/Surgery/Surgical oncology

Dr. Adam Riker brings a simple vision of delivering the absolute cutting-edge & state-of-the-art cancer care for each and every patient, especially within our own local communities that we serve. Dr. Riker brings with him an extensive resume of experience, clinical research and surgical expertise in the personalized management of patients with breast cancer, melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers and soft tissue sarcoma. His local, regional, national & international leadership positions have forged a solid foundation for providing the highest quality, evidence-based approach to cancer care, delivered with efficiency, compassion, and the utmost in best patient outcomes & overall satisfaction.

Dr. Riker is a proud veteran of the Armed Forces, enlisting at a young age and serving in the United States Army, and later on as a commissioned officer in the Public Health Service. Outside of work, he is an avid runner and enjoys fishing, hunting, reading, writing and traveling abroad to learn more about international models of healthcare delivery.

Dr. Riker practices at South Florida Surgical Oncology, Center for Surgical Oncology, Section of Breast Cancer, Melanoma & Sarcoma, GenesisCare located at 990 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida 34102


Career positions

Past position(s)

  • Professor of Surgery & Oncology for the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine; Department of Oncology, Division of Immunology & Hematopoiesis, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Director, Cancer Service Line, Luminis Health, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Doctor’s Community Medical Center



  • Medical School [Doctor of Medicine]: University of South Florida, College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate [B.S. in Biology]: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida


  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch, Bethesda, Maryland


  • General Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Expertise and interests


  • Surgical Oncology: Breast Cancer, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cancer Clinical Trials & Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Integrative Medicine & Human Nutrition



  • 2016-21 America’s Top Surgeons, Surgical Oncology: Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2016 Proclamation and recognition by the City Council of New Orleans: Advancing cancer care and health outcomes for the entire community of New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2016 Certification as the first Hidden ScarTM Breast Cancer Surgeon in the New Orleans Region and University Medical Center as a Center of Excellence in Hidden ScarTM Breast Surgery
  • 2015 Top Surgeon in Elmhurst, IL., International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP), published in The Leading Physicians in the World
  • 2015 Academic Keys Who’s Who in Medicine Higher Education (WWMHE)
  • 2015 America’s Top Surgeons, Surgical Oncology: Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2014 Advocate Physician Partners Exemplary Physician Award: Top performance in achieving exceptional clinical integration outcomes, Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • 2014 Top Oncologist in Oak Lawn IL International Association of Oncologists (IAO), published in The Leading Physicians of the World
  • 2014 Nominated for the Golden Scalpel Award (Academic year 2013), awarded to the attending who has provided exemplary dedication to teaching students, and as an inspiring role model in the field of surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, College of Medicine
  • 2014 America’s Top Surgeons, Surgical Oncology: Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2013 Letter of Appointment, Professor of Surgery, Affiliated Tumor Hospital of Xiangya Medical School of Central South University, Hunan Provincial Hospital, Changsha, China
  • 2013 America’s Top Surgeons, Surgical Oncology: Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America Letter
  • 2013 American Cancer Society, 10th Annual Hope Gala, Spirit Honoree-Achievements in Cancer Research
  • 2010 American Society of Breast Surgeons, Mastery of Breast Surgery Pilot Program
  • 2009 Referee and Reviewer: Grant proposal 332-ORG-G-0903, Medical Research Scotland
  • 2009 Academic appointment, University of Queensland, Australia, College of Medicine
  • 2008 Panel Member, Health Research Council of New Zealand, Assessing Committee: BMAC4, Referee #18 and Peer Reviewer for Grant Applications
  • 2008 Founding Member of the Shijitan Cancer Center, Shijitan Hospital, Capital University, Beijing, China
  • 2006 Honorary Professor and Surgeon, Hebei Province, Wuzhou Women’s Hospital, Beijing, China
  • 2006 Letter of Appointment, Honorary Clinical Professor and Surgeon, Hubei Province, Wuhan Hospital, China,
  • 2006 Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 6th edition
  • 2005 Nominee for the Moffitt Cancer Center Physician of the Year Award
  • 2005 Pfizer Award for Scientific Achievement in Breast Cancer
  • 2005 Strathmore’s Who’s Who in America
  • 2004 Honorary Professor of Surgery, Guangdong Women and Children’s Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, China
  • 2004 Honorary Committee Member for Breast Cancer, Sun-Yat-Sen University and Memorial Hospital, Guangzhou, China
  • 2004 National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals
  • 2004 America’s Top Surgeons, Surgical Oncology: Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Guide

In the media

Improving Operating Room Efficiency: Relocating a Surgical Oncology Program Within a Health Care System

September 22, 2022

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