Florida Hospital Cancer Institute ›› Cancer Programs ›› Ahmed Zakari, MD

Dr. Zakari is a board-certified internal medicine, hematology and oncology physician at the Cancer Institute of Florida. He is the Director of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program at Florida Hospital Cancer Institute and chairs the Division of Hematology in the Department of Internal Medicine at Florida Hospital. Dr. Zakari also serves as the Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the UCF College of Medicine. The Cancer Institute of Florida is one of the largest hematology and oncology practices in Central Florida. With a dedicated team of physicians and three office locations, the institute provides world class cancer treatment, including access to national clinical trials, to communities across Central Florida. Dr. Zakari specializes in colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers and leukemia/lymphoma.


Hematology and Oncology

Practice/Group Name: 

Cancer Institute of Florida


French, Arabic

Education & Fellowship:

  • Medical School: UNIVERSITY MOHAMMED V. SCHOOL 12-11-90  

Specialty Certified:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Hematology

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 & 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)

Main Office Location:

894 E. Altamonte Dr.
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Office Phone Number (407) 834-5151
Fax Phone Number (407) 834-5562

Second Office Location:

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

Office Phone Number: (407) 303-2024
Fax Phone Number: (407) 303-2038