Syed F. Zafar, MD
Since Dr. Zafar’s early training he has been academically very active, conducting high quality research studies, with focus on gastrointestinal malignancies. He has been an institutional principal investigator for numerous translational and clinical research projects in gastrointestinal cancers. Dr.Zafar has published several scientific papers, abstracts and book chapters in peer- reviewed journals such as American Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Geriatric Oncology and Nutrition Reviews. He has served as a principal investigator for numerous translational and clinical research projects at Emory University. He has presented his work nationally in various meetings and conferences.
Medical Oncologist, Dr. Syed Zafar, discusses how much he loves becoming a part of his patients' story and how cancer research is being revolutionized.
Internship in Internal Medicine
Detroit Medical Center- Wayne State University - Detroit, MI
Chief Residency - Internal Medicine
Detroit Medical Center- Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Fellowship in Oncology/Hematology
Emory University-Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Medical Association
Arnold P. Gold Humanism Society
American College of Physicians
Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology
Honors & Achievments
Recipient Elkin Scholarship Grant at Emory University
Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching, 2008- Award received on behalf of Wayne State University and Arnold P. Gold Humanism Society
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Lee Health
Board Member-NAPBC-Breast Program Leadership Committee at Regional Cancer Center
Member- Cancer Committee- Regional Cancer Center
Board Member- IPALC (Independent Physicians Association of Lee County) Secretary Leadership Board.
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Gulf Coast Hospital