Vasily J. Assikis, MD - Piedmont Cancer Institute | Atlanta Oncologists
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ATLANTA: 1800 Howell Mill Rd • Suite 800 • Atlanta, GA 30318 • 404-350-9853
FAYETTEVILLE: 1267 Highway 54 West • Suite 4200 • Fayetteville, GA 30214 • 678-829-1060
NEWNAN: 775 Poplar Rd. • Suite 310 • Newnan, GA 30265 • 770-251-2590
HENRY: 1240 Eagles Landing Parkway • Suite 260 • Stockbridge, GA 30281 • 678-854-9500
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Meet Vasily J. Assikis, MD

Dr. Vasily Assikis is nationally known for his expertise in the management of Genitourinary malignancies. He treats patients with all cancer types given his extensive experience in oncology and hematology. He joined Piedmont Cancer Institute, P.C. in 2006 following his faculty appointment with Emory University as a Distinguished Georgia Cancer Coalition Scholar and Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute. In his role, he also served as the Director of the Prostate Cancer Translational Research program.

Dr. Assikis is the recipient of numerous honors and awards: 1997, Intern of the Year at Cook County Hospital, Department of Medicine; 2002 American Association Cancer Research Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Research Award; 2002 and 2003 American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award; 2002 Glaxo Smith Kline Award for Oncology Research; and MD Anderson Cancer Center Trainee Recognition Award for Patient Oriented research.

Dr. Assikis has been lecturing extensively on prostate cancer and is nationally known for his expertise in the management of Genitourinary malignancies. He is an accomplished author of over 50 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and manuscripts in the areas of prostate and breast cancer. Since its inception he has served as the Chair of the Genitourinary Malignancies Committee for CCE (Cancer Clinics of Excellence).

Dr. Assikis is actively involved in research efforts focusing on improved therapies for various cancers and has served as the national Principal Investigator for two multi-center clinical trials he conceived. He sits on the Piedmont Hospital Institutional Review Board.

Dr. Assikis is married with two children. He enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with his children. He hopes to run a Marathon before he turns 50.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member
  • GASCO, Member
  • American Urology Association, Member

Testimonials from Dr. Assikis's Patients

10/19/2021

Dr. Assikis & the Piedmont Cancer Institute are the best. Staff is always friendly & helpful & Dr. Assikis is probably the best on the East Coast. He knows it all - no chance in stumping him!Overall highly recommended.

10/19/2021

The very best that exists. Dr. Assikis is the finest physician I have ever met in terms of intelligence and personality.

10/19/2021

This office personnel is always polite and very efficient. Dr Assikis makes you feel as a patient that he cares and is giving you his full attention also explains any question you may have. All doctors should be so concerned with there patients.

10/19/2021

I am so very pleased with Dr Assikis! His manner of patient care is outstanding!Bottom line: He listens! Not a quality that is readily available.And Kudos to the staff! I've had to make multiple phone calls but no one sounded impatient. So happy to find such a good team!

10/19/2021

Dr. Assikis is professional and direct in providing the results of your tests. Since I was diagnosed with cancer, he has always been by my side. I can send messages through the portal and always receive an answer the day of or the next day (most times, the day of). If you are looking for someone to be honest and straightforward about your cancer, this oncologist is who you should choose. His staff is attentive as well.

09/16/2021

Doctor Assikis has been a steady hand throughout my treatment . . . that makes working through the process much easier. His staff, who seem very loyal to him, are friendly and helpful.

09/16/2021

Usually I hate to go to the doctor. But not here. Wait times are not long, everyone greets you when you go in. They are ready to answer any questions. Dr Assikis and his staff are great. So thankful to have them!

09/16/2021

Dr. Assikis is the very best! Good listener, great doctoring skills, and compassionate!

09/16/2021

A true professional! I would not be here without his care.

09/16/2021

Very personable and straightforward, I felt like I had a partner in my cancer treatment.

09/16/2021

Great doctor blessed to have him in my corner

09/16/2021

Very easy to work with and great bedside manner

09/16/2021

His caring and knowledgeable presence was wonderful.

09/16/2021

Really like the way he has time to explain to his patient - thank you Dr. Assikis!

09/16/2021

Dr Assikis literally saved my life

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Office Locations

Vasily J. Assikis, MD sees patients at the following PCI offices.

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Atlanta

1800 Howell Mill Rd, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30318

404-350-9853

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Newnan

775 Poplar Rd, Suite 310, Newnan, GA 30265

770-251-2590

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Five Atlanta Area Locations

Providing the highest quality cancer treatment services close to home.

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    Atlanta

    1800 Howell Mill Rd.
    Suite 800
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    • 404-350-9853
    • 404-350-8407
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    Fayetteville

    1267 Highway 54 West
    Suite 4200
    Fayetteville, GA 30214
    • 678-829-1060
    • 678-829-1099
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    Newnan

    775 Poplar Road
    Suite 310
    Newnan, GA 30265
    • 770-251-2590
    • 770-251-1490
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    Stockbridge

    1240 Eagles Landing Pkwy
    Suite 260
    Stockbridge, GA 30281
    • 678-854-9500
    • 678-854-9502
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    Sandy Springs

    755 Mount Vernon Hwy.
    Atlanta, GA 30328


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