Susmitha Apuri, MD
Board certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine, Dr. Susmitha Apuri earned her medical degree from NTR University of Health Sciences in Vijayawada, India. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and her fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of South Florida/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. Her research and practice interests include breast, lung and colorectal malignancies, malignant as well as non-malignant hematology.
Actively engaged in clinical trials, Dr. Apuri also served as a principal investigator in clinical trials involving advanced melanoma, breast cancer, and peripheral T-cell lymphoma. She was an Assistant Professor at Moffitt Cancer Center/University of South Florida and has been a co-investigator for multiple clinical trials.
She was appointed as a FLASCO liaison during her fellowship and participated in multiple educational sessions.
Published in several peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Apuri has also co-authored various book chapters. Her research was presented at multiple national conferences, including The American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Society of Hematologic Oncology, and the Miami Breast Cancer Conference. She is fluent in Telugu and Hindi.
Dr. Apuri moved to Florida in 2006. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering for the underserved, reading, traveling, and other outdoor activities.
- NTR University of Health Sciences – Vijayawada, India
- University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – Miami, FL
- University of South Florida/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute – Tampa, FL
- Medical Oncology
- Internal Medicine