Abdul Rahman Jazieh
Dr. Jazieh is deeply passionate about helping others. His passion for people's health is the driving force that led him to become an oncologist to alleviate cancer patients’ suffering and enhance their chances of a cure. He aims to provide next-level oncology expertise to patients throughout their cancer journey and find the right balance between hope and science that fits each individual and ensures their best quality of life.
Dr. Jazieh joins the Cincinnati Cancer Advisors team as a Senior Oncology Consultant and its Director of Innovation and Research, as well as the Director of International Programs.
He received his Doctor of Medicine from Damascus University in Syria and his Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Jazieh performed his Internal Medicine Residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, and Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas. He is board certified in Medical Oncology,
Dr. Jazieh’s compassionate heart for advancing evidence-based medicine within the oncology community is steeped in decades of service rendered to many professional cancer organizations. the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Journal on Quality and Safety in Healthcare since November 2017, and was the former Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the largest society for oncology in the world and he is the Chairman-Elect for ASCO International Quality Committee. Dr. Jazieh established the Association of VA Hematology Oncology (avaho.org), a national organization of professionals who provide care to our veterans.
He published more than 150 articles, books, and book chapters. Dr. Jazieh has won multiple honors, including a Proclamation to the City of Cincinnati, naming a day in the City as Dr. Abdul Rahman Jazieh Day in 2006, and Special Recognition from NCCN as Global Partner in Cancer Care 2018. Merit Award Recipient from ASCO, “40 under 40” People to Watch at the UC Medical Center, “Unsung Hero Award” by Cancer Family Care, Cincinnati.
Bringing his world-renowned expertise and global perspective, Dr. Jazieh further enhances the world-class cancer care and cancer second opinions offered by the Cincinnati Cancer Advisors Oncology team.
Director of Innovation & Research
Doctor of Medicine from Damascus University in Syria
Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University
St Francis Hospital, Evanston, Ill, an affiliate of University of Illinois
Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
"My interest in becoming an oncologist was driven by a desire to help patients with cancer navigate through the challenges they face with their disease and to help minimize their suffering and enhance their chance of a cure. I see myself as an expert guide for patients with cancer throughout their journey, and I always try to find the right mix of hope and science that fits each individual patient and helps her or him return to their normal life."
Abdul Rahman Jazieh, M.D., MPH