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Blessy Mathew Jacob, MD

Dr. Blessy Jacob is an oncologist and hematologist for Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute in Sarasota county.  During her fellowship in Oncology/Hematology, Dr. Blessy Jacob was selected for the Fellows Recognition Program in 2014 at the annual conference of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and, as a Fellow, she served on the Quality Committee at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Jacob has a keen interest in clinical research and has been published in such prestigious journals as the American Journal of Clinical Oncology and the International Journal of Hematology and Oncology she has also given several oral presentations and delivered abstracts at both regional and national conferences. Throughout her career, Dr. Jacob has volunteered in her local community and beyond, including serving as a Medical Missions Volunteer in the Dominican Republic.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Languages Spoken
  • English

Medical School

University of South Florida College of Medicine – Tampa, Florida


Emory University – Atlanta, Georgia


Oncology/Hematology: University of South Florida / Moffitt Cancer Center – Tampa, Florida

Board Certified

Medical Oncology
Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations

American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Society of Hematologic Oncology

Meet. Dr. Blessy Mathew Jacob, Medical Oncologist – Florida Cancer Specialists

Dr. Blessy Jacob always new she wanted to be a doctor. As an oncologist, she strives to make the cancer journey as comfortable as possible for patients and their families by being open and honest and clear about timelines and what to expect during treatment to establish manageable expectations. She has a special interest in treating breast and lung cancers.

Florida Cancer Specialists – Dr. Jacob & patient Mary Schwoppe

Dr. Jacob & patient Mary Schwoppe