Raji Shameem, MD

Raji  Shameem, MD

Locations

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Dr. Raji Shameem completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. He then went on to pursue a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, a National Comprehensive Cancer Network [NCCN] member institution. Prior to joining Florida Cancer Specialists, Dr. Shameem practiced at Cancer Specialists of North Florida in Jacksonville.

Dr. Shameem has a strong interest in research with a focus on targeted drug therapy. He has served on various research committees and participated as a clinical trial principal investigator. He has given presentations at conferences of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and published his research in several peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Shameem has received multiple distinctions, including excellence in research and the prestigious Harry D. Fein, MD Memorial Award for clinical excellence and compassionate patient care.

Dr. Shameem is fluent in English and Urdu. He enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He has a passion for strength training, boxing and tennis. When he can, he also loves to travel.

Education

Medical School

The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Residency

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

Fellowship

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

Hematology

Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology