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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.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematologist
  • Medical Oncologist
Languages Spoken
  • English

Education

  • Detroit Medical Center- Wayne State University – Detroit, MI

Residency

  • Detroit Medical Center- Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Fellowship

  • Oncology/Hematology
    Emory University-Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA

Board Certified

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Honors & Achievements

  • 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

Professional Affiliations

  • 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
Denise Guerrazzi Patient Testimonial - Dr. Syed Zafar

Denise Guerrazzi Patient Testimonial – Dr. Syed  Zafar – Florida Cancer Specialists

Dr. Syed Zafar - Florida Cancer Specialists

Medical Oncologist, Dr. Syed Zafar, discusses how much he loves becoming a part of his patients’ story and how cancer research is being revolutionized.

Janet Smith Patient Testimonial - Dr. Syed Zafar

Janet Smith Patient Testimonial – Dr. Syed Zafar – Florida Cancer Specialists