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Ahmed Zakari, MD

Medical Director (Digestive Tract Cancer), Medical Oncologist

Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group

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2501 N. Orange Ave, Suite 689, Orlando, FL, 32804

Ahmed Zakari, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology physician. He was named Chief Fellow at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, and is a recipient of the Golden Apple “Best Teacher”Award at Georgetown Medical School. His thesis, “Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta,” received honors from all members of the jury. Dr. Zakari is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH) and National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA). Dr. Zakari also serves as the Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the UCF College of Medicine. He is fluent in Arabic, English and French.

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Education and Fellowship:

Medical School: University Mohammed V. School, 12-11-1990

Internship: Brookdale University Hospital, 7-1-1998

Residency: Brookdale University Hospital, 7-1-2000

Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital, 7-1-2004


Awards and Honors:
Golden Apple Award Winner given for best teacher of the year, Georgetown Medical School (April 1997), Thesis Honors from all members of Jury: "Traumatic rupture of the Thoracic Aorta" (1990), ASCO Clinical Trial Participation Award, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Orlando, FL (2006)

Professional Memberships:
American Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Consulting Associate Department of Medicine Duke University, Durham, NC (July 2007 - Present), Section Chair, Hematology and Oncology, Florida Hospital (January 2007 - Present), Oncology Unit (10th Tower) Director, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL (November 2006 - Present), Investigator, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Clinical Research Center Sponsored and Cooperative Trials, Orlando, Florida (July 2004 - Present), Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, UCF College of Medicine (July 2017 - Present)