Wasif M. Saif, MD (Hematology/Oncology)Deputy Director, Orlando Health Cancer Institute
Chair, Hematology and Oncology
Orlando Health Cancer Institute
Lewis Pavilion, 2nd Floor
1400 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806
Tel: 321-841-7141 (Option 1 for new patient appointments; Option 2 for returning patients)
Dr. Saif is an internationally known clinical and translational researcher in the field of gastrointestinal cancers. He has published widely on the molecular biology, early detection, and treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies. He has both clinical and research interests in the treatment of GI cancers (liver, pancreas, biliary, colon, rectum, carcinoid, GIST, stomach, esophagus, anal). In addition, he specializes in new drug development and phase 1 clinical trials for patients with advanced carcinoid and other GI tumors.
Dr. Saif has been the principal investigator for more than 65 prospective cancer clinical trials for agencies such as the NIH and the American Cancer Society. He serves on the editorial board of numerous peer review journals, is a grant reviewer for competitive grants, and is a highly sought-after lecturer. Dr. Saif has distinguished himself as an eminent scholar, publishing over 600 scientific papers, textbook chapters, and abstracts/proceedings of meetings.
Before joining Orlando Health Cancer Institute, Dr. Saif served in leadership and teaching posts in top-tier programs at the medical schools of Columbia University in New York City, Tufts University in Boston and Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Dr. Saif will see people who have not been diagnosed by biopsy.