Dr. Yousif Abubakr, MD

Dr. Yousif Abubakr, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Yousif Abubakr, MD is an oncology specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Khartoum-Sudan in 1986 and specializes in oncology and hematology.Read his story

5742 Booth Rd Ste A

Jacksonville, FL 32207

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Abubakr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abubakr "Dr. Yousif Abubakr is board certified in medical oncology and practices at the Cancer Specialists of North Florida Southside location. He joined CSNF in 1996 after one year at the Wayne State University bone marrow transplant facility. Dr. Abubakr's areas of interest include all areas for malignancy. He currently serves as a Chairman of the Hematology/Oncology Section at Memorial Hospital and as Chairman of the Clinical Professional Review Council at Memorial Medical Center, both in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Abubakr has received Honors and Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research from the Upjohn Company Fellowship, Best Final Year Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Best Performance of Five Years Study from the University of Khartoum, Best Candidate in the Final Examination and Best Student in Pathology and Microbiology from the University of Khartoum. "I enjoy the collegiality, comradely, staff, and most of all our patients," says Dr. Abubakr. He has over 18 years of clinical research experience including industry and network trials. Dr. Abubakr is from Khartoum, Sudan but has lived in Jacksonville, FL the majority of his life. He has a wife, two sons and daughter. When not working, Dr. Abubakr enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abubakr "To provide the highest possible quality of care for our patients. The care will be delivered with compassion and include respect for patients rights. Our goal is to deliver and integrated approach to cancer treatment, research, education and cancer prevention."

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

1  Board Certifications

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

104  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • 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.


  • University Of Khartoum / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Khartoum-Sudan
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Soba U Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital-Pontiac Mi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wayne State University Medical Center-Detroit Mi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Wayne State University Medical Center-Detroit Mi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abubakr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abubakr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abubakr to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Abubakr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I will never recommend this Physician.He may be smart but he has no empathy,horrible communication with family members
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We love Dr Abubakr!! He was very professional, kind, caring and compassionate!! From the time we met him we felt at ease!! We will always be thankful and grateful for everything he and his team did for us!! All our love, Crystal and Randy Millner ????
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after I had a final catscan, he told that I was cancer free. However for other medical problems that hospitalized , I missed our final OV. When I called to reschedule and to inquire what this was about, the appt maker told me she thought it was about the fact that I was told by a young girl that I...more
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I am extremely fortunate to have Dr. Abubakr as my physician. He is VERY thorough and professional, as well as having excellent bedside manners.
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