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Vikas Malhotra, MD

Dr. Malhotra has been caring for patients with cancer for over 10 years. After graduating from medical school at the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 1991, he completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Wright State University in Dayton, OH.

While there, Dr. Malhotra received the Best Resident award and Best Teaching resident award; he also served as Chief Resident in the program. He was a practicing Internist in Missouri for 3 years before returning to do his Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at University of Missouri. After his fellowship, he was appointed as the Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri, where he was given the Best Medical Student Teacher award as a faculty member. He has been active in clinical trials through CALGB and is the author of several publications in Breast cancer and Esophageal cancer. He is also the author of two articles on UpTo Date® online, which is an evidencebased knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians improve the quality of patient care.

Dr. Malhotra moved to private practice in Florida in 2003 and joined Florida Cancer Specialists in 2012. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology, and has served as an Executive Committee member on FLASCO, the Florida state affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists. He is an active supporter of several cancer charities including “Relay for Life” and “Making Strides”. Dr. Malhotra is a Director of the Executive Board of Florida Cancer Specialists. He is married and the proud father of two sons.

Treatments Provided
  • Hematologist
  • Medical Oncologist
Languages Spoken
  • English

Medical School

  • University of Delhi – New Delhi, India


  • Wright State University – Dayton, OH


  • University of Missouri – Columbia, MO

Board Certified

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine


Dr. Vikas Malhotra Interview

“The Weekly Checkup” – June 29, 2019

Dr. Vikas Malhotra is a frequent guest on “The Weekly Checkup,” a live radio interview program that addresses important health issues, such as cancer. The topic of this program is “How Immunotherapy Is Changing Cancer Treatment.” Dr. Malhotra explains some of the most recent advances in immunotherapy treatment and the amazing outcomes that some patients are experiencing.

Forever Grateful to my FCS Doctors & Nurses | Breast Cancer Survivor Shannon Gunn

No one in Shannon Gunn’s family ever had cancer. Thankfully, she listened to her body and got checked out when she discovered a lump on her breast. After 10 months of aggressive treatment, the marathon runner and fitness trainer completed the Sunshine Skyway 10K race and soon crossed the finish line of the treatment phase of her cancer journey. She is grateful to her Florida Cancer Specialists medical oncologist Dr. Vikas Malhotra and team who, from day one, treated her like family.
Dr. Malhotra provides care to patients at FCS locations in Spring Hill, Florida.

Dr. Vikas Malhotra - Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

Dr. Vikas Malhotra discusses what influenced his decision to choose oncology and the success stories new and advancing cancer treatments are contributing to everyday.