Jay Avashia, MD

Jay  Avashia, MD


Languages Spoken

  • English
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Dr. Jay Avashia joined Florida Cancer Specialists in September 2016. He completed his Internal Medicine training at Christ Hospital, an affiliate of Rush Presbyterian University in Chicago, Illinois in 1984. Dr. Avashia completed subspecialty Fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, a world renowned multispecialty academic medical center, in 1990. After completing specialty training, Dr. Avashia moved to Florida.

Since 1991, Dr. Avashia has been treating cancer patients in Central Florida. He treats a wide variety of cancers, with a special concentration in breast, colon and lung malignancies. Dr. Avashia has a keen interest in participation in clinical research and national cooperative group research trials for various malignancies.

Dr. Jay Avashia, Medical Oncologist, discusses the importance of the advances in cancer care - but more so the importance of the teamwork that goes into treating his patients.

Judy McKenzie Patient - Dr. Jay Avashia Patient - Florida Cancer Specialists



Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital – Chicago, Illinois


Rush Presbyterian University - Christ Hospital – Chicago, Illinois

Fellowship in Oncology/Hematology

Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Cleveland, Ohio

Board Certified

Medical Oncology

Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Florida Society of Clinical Oncology