Physician - Medical Oncologist - Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center - South Campus

Date Posted: Mar 18, 2024

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

Medical Oncologist

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida is actively seeking an experienced  Medical Oncologist to join our growing faculty in Cancer Medicine at our Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center South Campus located at the Baptist Medical Center South.

Baptist MD Anderson brings an unprecedented level of oncology care to Northeast Florida and provides physicians an appealing blend of focused patient care and the benefit of an academic-oriented model.  Baptist Health is proud to be the region’s most preferred healthcare provider, one of only seven unique health systems in the United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care, and the Southeast patient care hub for MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson.

Baptist MD Anderson recently opened a 330,000 square foot patient-centered, state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the full spectrum of oncology care.  In addition to the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville down-town campus, two additional regional sites are open (Baptist Medical Center South, and Baptist Medical Center Clay).  All sites are fully integrated and rapidly expanding multidisciplinary cancer care with selected disease site teams in breast surgical oncology, other surgical specialties, radiation oncology, genetics and medical oncology services.

The successful candidate will

  • Be board-eligible or board-certified in Oncology (or Hematology/ Oncology) with a record of clinical and academic achievement.
  • Demonstrate commitment to patient-centered multidisciplinary cancer care and the clinical acumen necessary to manage  patients with hematological and oncological diagnoses.
  • Fully support the clinical, research and educational missions of our program.
  • Establish and maintain an active clinical practice.

Sub-specialization in certain malignancies and clinical research engagement will be strongly encouraged, as well as other stewardship activities aligned with the mission of Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Qualified candidates will be recommended for an adjunct academic appointment at  the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston commensurate with their accomplishments. 

Baptist MD Anderson is an equal-opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse faculty. We are not sponsoring J-1 Visa candidates for this position.

Interested candidates should submit their CVs and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:

Tom Dragovich, MD PhD

Head, Division of Cancer Medicine

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

1301 Palm Avenue

Jacksonville, FL  32207


Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Recent graduates and early career physicians are encouraged to apply 

License and Certification

  • Board-eligible or Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Hematology (and Oncology). 
  • Unrestricted Florida Medical License
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License


Baptist South
14550 Old St. Augustine Rd
Jacksonville, FL, 32258

Location Overview

The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville, FL is the result of a Partnership between MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, the largest freestanding cancer center in the world and ranked as one of the top two hospitals in cancer care by U.S. News and World Report, and the Baptist Health System the preferred provider of health care in Northeast Florida.  The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center provides state-of-the art care for cancer types and is a regional leader in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research and education. As one of only five health systems in the United States to become a Partner within the MD Anderson Cancer Center Cancer Network, Baptist MD Anderson is replicating the MD Anderson model of care, with full clinical and operational integration.  Patients throughout the Southeastern U.S. will benefit from the same f multidisciplinary care options as those available in Houston, including access to ongoing cancer research and select clinical trials.  The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center team is seeking full-time, energetic and compassionate individuals for both inpatient and outpatient care to join an integrated clinical care team and become part of our innovative, multi-disciplinary, highly integrated cancer program.

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.