Dr. Amer Rassam, MD

Dr. Amer Rassam, MD

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

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Dr. Amer Rassam, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Tallahassee, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Tallahassee Cancer Institute

1653 Mahan Center Blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32308
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rassam performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 81% of peers
Bone Marrow Biopsy
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Rassam's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Rassam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rassam "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rassam "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."

5  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  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*

134  Conditions Treated

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12  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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rassam to family and friends
27 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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)

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...more
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