Florida Hospital Cancer Institute ›› Cancer Programs ›› Dr. Sherif Makar, MD

Sherif Makar, MD, fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist, received his medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa. He completed his residency training in neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, where he was named Outstanding Resident Educator. Dr. Makar also completed a fellowship in the prestigious Neuro-Oncology program at Stanford University. His primary goal is to provide exceptional care for his patients through research and clinical expertise. Dr. Makar is a member of the Stanford Society of Physician Scholars, the Society of Neuro-Oncology and the American Academy of Neurology.


  • Fellowship, Neuro-Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
  • Residency, Neruology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
  • Medical Degree, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL


  • Adolescent neuro-oncology
  • Adult neuro-oncology
  • Brain and spinal tumors
  • Chemotherapy
  • Epilepsy
  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Molecular therapeutics