Doctors of USF Health

Plastic Surgery

Charles Cox, MD

Primary Practice Address:
Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare
13330 USF Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
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Top Insurances Accepted:
  • Blue Cross
  • United Heath Care
  • PSI Insurance
  • Blue Shield
  • Avmed

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"We believe that each patient deserves a team of clinicians and support personnel to achieve the best outcome during the stressful and often overwhelming time of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Our multidisciplinary team is at the core of this app"

Biosketch Statement

Following undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Utah, Dr. Charles Cox completed his surgical residency and two years of surgical oncology fellowship at Duke University. He began his career at the University of South Florida in 1983. The Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at the University of South Florida was initiated in 1984 under his direction. In 1986, he moved the program to the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at the University of South Florida.

He has been recognized within the local and national press and was honored by his colleagues as a doctor's doctor. He is listed in Who's Who in America and sited in the Best Doctors in America, Southeast Region. In 1999 he was named as the Moffitt Cancer Center Physician of the Year.


  • General Surgery
  • Breast Health
  • Psychiatry

Clinical Interests

  • Oncology
  • breast cancer


  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast cancer reconstruction
  • breast surgery


  • Residency, General Surgery, Duke University, 1983
  • Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Duke University, 1980
  • Internship, General Surg, Duke University, 1976
  • MD, University of Utah College of Medicine, 1975
  • BA, Biology, University of Utah, 1971

Insurances Accepted

  • AG Administrators
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare HMO and PPO
  • AmeriGroup Medicaid HMO and Healthy Kids
  • AvMed HMO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Exchange Plans (ACA)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO-Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Supplement-Advantage 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO-Network Blue/Blue Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO-Preferred Patient Care
  • CIGNA HMO Local Plus Exchange Plan (ACA)
  • CorVel PPO and Auto Medical
  • Coventry Leased Network/ First Health PPO
  • Coventry Medicare Advantage
  • Coventry Non Leased
  • CoventryOne HMO Exchange Plan (ACA)
  • Evolutions Prime PPO
  • Evolutions Traditional PPO
  • Freedom Health Medicare HMO
  • GM Southwest, Inc.
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Hillsborough County Health Care Plan (HCHCP)
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicaid HMO
  • Humana Medicare HMO (Gold Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Tampa Bay HUMx (HMOx) Exchange Plan (ACA)
  • Integral Health Plan (IHP) Aetna Medicaid
  • MedSave USA, Inc. (fka: First Service Administrators)
  • Molina (Medicaid)
  • Molina (Medicare Options Plus HMO SNP)
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Prestige Health Choice (Medicaid)
  • Private Healthcare Systems PPO
  • Quality Health Management
  • Simply HealthCare Medicaid HMO
  • StayWell Medicaid HMO and Healthy Kids
  • Sunshine State Health Plan (Medicaid HMO)
  • Tricare Extra & Standard
  • Tricare Prime
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Medicaid HMO and Healthy Kids
  • United Healthcare Medicare HMO and PPO (aka Secure Horizons)
  • WellCare Medicare HMO