You may leave me a review on these links:


    Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /var/www/html/wp-content/themes/genesiscare/src/components/modalreview/modalreview.php on line 47

    Warning: sizeof(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /var/www/html/wp-content/themes/genesiscare/src/components/modalreview/modalreview.php on line 56

Other review sites

    Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /var/www/html/wp-content/themes/genesiscare/src/components/modalreview/modalreview.php on line 76

    Warning: sizeof(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /var/www/html/wp-content/themes/genesiscare/src/components/modalreview/modalreview.php on line 85

Dr. John E. Sylvester

  • MD
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English


Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • GenesisCare - Radiation Oncologist, Lakewood Ranch, FL
  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Florida State University, College of Medicine

Past position(s)

  • Seattle Prostate Institute - Clinical Research Director (June 2008- July 2009)
  • Seattle Prostate Institute - Medical director (Jan 2001- June 2008)
  • Seattle Prostate Institute - Director - Education/Training (Jan 1997- Jan 2001)
  • Seattle Prostate Institute - Cofounder (July 1988 - July 2009)



  • Undergrad - 9/1975-3/80 UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, (B.A. Biological Sciences)
  • Medical School - 9/1980-6/84 UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


  • 6/1985-6/88 UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology
  • 6/1987-6/88 Chief Resident


  • 6/1984-6/85 USC, Huntington Memorial Hospital, (Internal Medicine)

Expertise And Interests


  • Dr. John Sylvesters clinical interest include prostate, bladder and skin cancer


Dr. John Sylvester has over 50 presentation and over 80 publications which can be shared upon request, covering various aspects of his clinical expertise.

Awards and honors

  • American Cancer Society Fellowship
  • Manatee Chamber of Commerce Champions of Healthcare Finalist
  • Innovation/Research Award Manatee County
  • Fellow American Brachytherapy Society (FABS)
  • Top Doctors Radiation Oncology Sarasota Magazine (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)


  • Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Brachytherapy Seed Identification On Post-Implant TRUS Images
  • Ten-Year Biochemical Relapse-Free Survival Following External Beam Radiation and Brachytherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer: The Seattle Experience
  • Brachytherapy for Carcinoma of the Prostate: Techniques, Patient Selection, and Clinical Outcomes
  • Brachytherapy as Monotherapy, In Prostate Cancer Principles & Practice
Expand Publications
View 3 more


Prostate Cancer Comparative Effectiveness

Dr. John E Sylvester , 2020, Important information for prostate cancer patients

View Presentation


D. A. Hamstra, N. F. Mariados, D. K. Shah, S. M. Kurtzman, J. E. Sylvester, S. H. Zimberg, R. S. Hudes, L. Karsh, M. D. Logsdon, D. C. Beyer, M. Kos, R. A. Hsi, K. Forsythe, E. M. Soffen, P. M. Francke, H. Zhang, T. L. DeWeese, R. J. Ellis II, C. A. Mantz, W. R. Bosch, and J. M. Michalski;, 2016, ASTRO

View Presentation


Daniel A. Hamstra, Dhiren Shah, Steven Kurtzman, John Sylvester, Shawn H. Zimberg, Richard S. Hudes, LawrenceIvan Karsh, Mark D. Logsdon, David Beyer, Michael Kos, R. Alex Hsi, Kevin Forsythe, Edward M Soffen, Patrick MFrancke, Hong Zhang, Theodore L. DeWeese, Rodney J. Ellis, Jeffrey Bogart, Constantine Mantz, Neil Mariados, 2017, Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

View Presentation
Expand Presentations
View 1 more

John Sylvester's Reviews


based on 266 Ratings 59 Comments


Everything went o k


I always have a good experience with Dr. Sylvester and his staff.




I can't think of anything else. In all my times with Dr Sylvester I was always treated exceptionally well by him and the staff. I never had any problems.

Read More

Ratings and Comments Powered by NRC Health