Dr. Amer Rassam, MD

Dr. Amer Rassam, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
57 y/o
(27)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Amer Rassam is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology with expertise in all cancers including hematologic disorders and oncologic malignancies. He founded Tallahassee Cancer Institute in 2005 and is an affiliate of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. He is a consultant at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Capital Regional Medical Center, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Center and Select Specialty Hospital. He is also an assistant professor at Florida State University (FSU), College of Medicine, and teaches medical students on regular bases. Dr. Rassam completed his Internal Medicine training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC). Subsequently, he completed his fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Louisiana State University, Feist Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport, LA. During that time, he also served as a postdoctoral Research Fellow at Louisiana State University Medical Center. Prior to completing his residency in Internal Medicine at LSUHSC, Dr. Rassam was a research post-doctoral fellow at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNM), from 1997 until 1999 and has published several publications. Dr. Rassam received his medical doctor degree from the University Of Mosul, College Of Medicine, in 1983. Since then, he has held numerous positions with the Iraqi Ministry of Health as a hospital chief medical officer, hospital director and medical lecturer for medical students. He has also served as a Health Advisor for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in northern Iraq and was actively engaged in humanitarian reliefs. Dr. Rassam is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of physicians (ACP), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), American Medical Association (AMA), Florida Medical Association (FMA), Capital Medical Society (CMS), and Southern Oncology Association of Practices (S.O.A.P). Dr. Rassam is committed to providing exceptional and dedicated medical service by building partnerships with patients through active listening, open discussion, and education. Dr. Rassam believes that cancer requires close interaction between the patient, their support system, and healthcare providers. In addition to his medical and scientific interests, Dr. Rassam has a passion for computers, music and travel. He always enjoys playing the keyboard. He speaks Arabic fluently. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.

Tallahassee Cancer Institute

1653 Mahan Center Blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32308
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan
  • WellCare

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Care Philosophy

Tallahassee Cancer Institute is where your optimal care is our ultimate goal. As your healthcare provider, we recognize that each patient brings a unique set of needs and concerns to our practice. You can trust our clinicians and staff to make every effort to meet these patient specific needs and provide the best care available in a comprehensive and compassionate setting.
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Dr. Rassam's Experience

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Dr. Rassam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology & Oncology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Alpha Thalassemia
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Beta Thalassemia
  • Beta Thalassemia Intermedia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment Complications
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Male Genital System Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thalassemia Minima
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Louisiana State University Of Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Louisiana State University Of Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Louisiana State University Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rassam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rassam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rassam to family and friends
4.7
based on 27 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Rassam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Dr. Rasaam, Dr. Scanameo, Dr. Imanirad, & Moffitt's oncologists are responsible for saving mu husband's life. Dr. Rasaam got him to Moffitt on time. He personally called. Dr. Rasaam also was my special needs sister's & mom's doctor. He's professional, kind & great doctor. Can't thank him enough! All glory tp God.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rassam accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • Vista Health Plan
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rassam has admitting privileges

Capital Regional Medical Center
2626 Capital Medical Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
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Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
1300 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
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