Steven G. Lester, MD, FACRO
Maneesh Gossain, MD
Richard J. Lee, MD


Steven G. Lester, MD FACRO

Dr LestherDr. Lester was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his internship in radiation oncology, followed by his residency training in radiation oncology at Indiana University Hospitals, where he also served as chief resident. While at IU, Dr. Lester wrote several research papers on testicular cancer and Intraoperative Radiotherapy. After completing his radiation oncology training, Dr. Lester returned to his home state of Louisiana to join the Department of Radiation Oncology at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. During his time at Ochsner, Dr. Lester served as the Assistant Director of Ochsner Cancer Institute as well as Acting Chairman of Radiation Oncology. He was also involved in clinical research, and spoke at several seminars.

Dr. Lester has been serving the Central Florida community since December of 1988. In 2004, Dr. Lester with his partner, John D. Looper, MD., founded Central Florida Cancer Care Center in Sanford, Florida. His outside interests include LSU Football, New Orleans Saints, tennis, spending time with his wife and two daughters and visiting his son who is a Radiation Oncologist in training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Lester is board certified in radiation oncology, a fellow of American College of Radiation Oncology, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of Independent Doctors.

“We believe that what separates us from other cancer centers in the area is our personal touch; the doctors are always available. You get treatment from the staff whose names you learn and you see your doctor, who treats you the way he’d want to be treated.”

Maneesh Gossain, MD

Dr LestherDr. Gossain grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After working in Silicon Valley as an engineer, Dr. Gossain went on to pursue his medical degree from Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Gossain completed his internship in internal medicine at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois, followed by his radiation oncology residency training at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While in residency, Dr. Gossain did research investigating the placement of specialized markers to facilitate treatment of gynecologic cancers.

A board-certified radiation oncologist, Dr. Gossain has specialized training and experience in providing brachytherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, IMRT and IGRT. He is also a member of the following professional societies: American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Radiological Society of North America and the American College of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Gossain’s areas of interest include prostate cancer, head and neck cancer and breast cancer.

Outside of work, Dr. Gossain in an avid tennis player and enjoys playing basketball and golf.

Richard J. Lee, MD

Dr. Lee attended both the University of Michigan and Boston University School of Medicine, earning his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Medical degree respectively.
Following his residency, as Chief Resident at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fl, Dr. Lee moved to central Florida and has been an active and respected member of the CFCCC accepting patients immediately. Dr. Lee is excited to be a part of and serve the Sanford and Orlando community. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, traveling and automobile maintenance. He also spends time with his rescue dog, Copper.

Sanford Location

2200 West 1st Street
Sanford, FL 32771

Orlando Location

52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL 32806