Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Cancer Center
- Cancer Screening
- Cancer Supportive Care
- Genetic Testing
- Hematology & Oncology Screenings and Disorders
- Hematology Oncology
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adrenal Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Brain Cancer (Brain Tumor)
- Breast Cancer
- Cancer - Sarcoma
- Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancies
- Cervical Cancer
- Endometrial Cancer
- Family Cancer History
- Genitourinary Cancers
- Glioblastoma Multiforme
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Mouth Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Penile Cancer
- Pleura Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Testicular Cancer
- Thoracic Cancer
- Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Ttp)
- Unknown Origin Cancer
- Urinary Cancer
- Uterine Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA USA
Fellowship - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL USA
Residency - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL USA
Medical School - Universidade Federal Da Bahia
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Lung cancer, head and neck cancer, neuro-oncology, genitourinary oncology, melanoma, sarcoma, drug development, clinical research
Awards & Honors
- Amgen Young Investigator Forum Award, 2006
- National Lung Cancer Partnership Travel Award, 2006
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 9/20/2018, Dr. Bastos has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Bastos receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Novartis Oncology
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
242 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
28 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
Dr. Bastos is not only knowledgeable in his profession but very humane. The presence of Dr. Bastos always give me comfort and security to continue the fight, with of my ailment and coping with the procedures. His patience, explanations and understanding of my situation since the first visit, gave me and my wife that peace of mind who everybody needs confronting this delicate situation. We love Dr. Bastos
Reviewed on Jan 31, 2019
I don't know if Dr. Bastos was being rushed, but I got no answers to my questions.
Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018
Dr. Bastos always takes the time to discuss any questions I have about medications and chemotherapy. I never feel as though he is in a rush.
Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018
Appointment was for chemo infusion. Doctor Bastos came to talk with me during this infusion process. The wait time for entire process was first waiting for blood test results. The next wait time was waiting for chemo infusion products to arrive. Once all the test results and medicines were in place, wait time was minimal.
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2018
I have the utmost respect and admiration for DR BASTOS... He has seen me through a very difficult illness, and has always shown me kindness, and compassion, and his course of treatment not only was very effective, but allowed me to progress with the least amount of side affects. He is VERY knowledgeable, and he literally saved my life.
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018
Dr Bastos is wonderful - he discusses all aspects with you thoroughly and answers all questions, explains everything. I am very pleased with his concern and care for me, which really means a lot - even more so when you have been given a difficult diagnosis.
Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018
Dr. Bastos is an excellent doctor in every way. I would not want any other doctor treating me and managing my disease. I have full confidence in his medical skill and judgment.
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018
Always wonderful to talk to Dr. Bastos - apparently "called" to his profession and responded resoundingly.
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018
Dr. Bastos and his staff - simply the best!
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018
Dr. Bastos always takes time to listen to my concerns and he explains everything very thoroughly.
Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018
Dr Bastos and everybody in that office is wonderful even your pharmacy
Reviewed on Jun 25, 2018
Dr Bastos listen to my questions a d usually has an answer.
Reviewed on Jun 25, 2018
Dr Bastos has great concern on medication.
Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018
Dr. Bastos is always very thorough and very caring.
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
Dr. Barstos is the beat.
Reviewed on May 15, 2018
Dr. Basto makes me feel comfortable,and the information he provides me with is invaluable.
Reviewed on May 7, 2018
Dr Bastos is an outstanding Hematologist!! He gave me much relief about my prostate cancer prognosis and provided all the information I needed for follow up. He listened carefully about all my concerns and discussed all my options. Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have Dr Basstos on their staff.
Reviewed on May 2, 2018
long wait prior to seeing physician
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2018
I am a regular patient of Dr. Bastos, who is my oncologist. He is an excellent doctor and is very important to me. I have said this before: If God was going to make the perfect cancer doctor, he created Dr. Bastos. He is kind, interested in your life, careful to present healthcare news in a way that is the least alarming. extremely positive and super supportive. His staff is friendly, kind and caring.
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2018
Dr. Bastos always includes me in decisions about treatment.
Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018
Overall, Dr.Bastos is a very good doctor. Highly intelligent, His knowledge is outstanding and has a very friendly attitude.
Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018
the entire staff from the parking valet to Dr Bastos has provided the best treatment and care that could be expected
Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018
Dr. Bastos is a wonderful doctor. He was an angel in my life.
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2018
Dr Bastos Has been my doctor for almost 8 years and save my life I am cancer free from lung cancer and I'm also a registered nurse and I am very blessed to have had him
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018
I've been under Dr. Bastos care for several years for lung cancer. I am in remission thanks to his treatment and continued support both physically and mentally. He consistently demonstrates that he really cares for my health and well being.
Reviewed on Mar 13, 2018
Dr. Bastos is one of/or maybe the most compassionate doctor I have ever seen. He took all the time I needed to explain what my treatment should be. He seems to be highly interested in my health. Cleveland Clinic should be very proud of having a doctor like him. For me one of the best doctors.
Reviewed on Mar 8, 2018
People in the check-in/check-out area are terrific! I have nothing but good things to say for the Cleveland Clinic of Weston, Fla - ya think?
Reviewed on Mar 1, 2018
Dr Bastos is very concern and provides upmost care
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