Dr. Yousif A Abubakr, MD - Reviews

Internal Medicine Jacksonville, FL

About Dr. Yousif A Abubakr MD

Dr. Yousif A Abubakr, MD is a doctor primarily located in Jacksonville, FL. Their specialties include Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Abubakr has received 1 awards.

Location

Get Directions Cancer Specialists Of North Florida 5742 Booth Rd Ste A Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Specialties

Dr. Yousif A Abubakr has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Medical Oncology
Hematology/Oncology

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Yousif A Abubakr has the following 17 expertise

  • Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Myeloma
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Leukemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Blood Cancer

Awards

1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

Residency

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More about Dr. Yousif A Abubakr

Dr. Yousif A. Abubakr is board certified in both medical oncology and internal medicine and practices at Cancer Specialists of North Florida’s Southside Cancer Center. A native of Sudan, Dr. Abubakr completed his residency and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Wayne State University Medical Center in Detroit. While there, he cared for a young leukemia patient early in his internship and knew right away that he would specialize in oncology and hematology. He also had the opportunity to work in the bone marrow transplant program in addition to the lymphoma and leukemia service. His special areas of interest are in hematological malignancies as well as breast, colon, and lung cancers. Since his early days in medicine, Dr. Abubakr says he has learned from his patients. "I’ve learned to find a positive in every experience, to fight, and to stay upbeat," he says. Dr. Abubakr is optimistic about the future of cancer treatment, especially with the new targeted therapies that are effective and non toxic. Working with Cancer Specialists of North Florida is rewarding because of the practice’s focus on patients. "We strive to learn and stay up to date and help each other do what’s best for the patient," he says. When he’s not working, Dr. Abubakr enjoys traveling. He says he enjoys thinking about "the next travel plan — and what I didn’t see is what I want to see. I love to travel and explore." Dr. Abubakr lives in Jacksonville with his wife and three children. "At the end of my days, I hope my children are my greatest accomplishment," he says.

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