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
SANDY SPRINGS: 755 Mount Vernon Hwy NE • Suite 320 • Atlanta, GA 30328 • 404-350-8711
STOCKBRIDGE: 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 and Urology at the Winship Cancer Institute. While at Emory, he also served as the Director of the Prostate Cancer Translational Research program.

Dr. Assikis has lectured extensively on prostate cancer. He is an accomplished author of over 50 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and manuscripts in the areas of prostate and breast cancer.

Dr. Assikis leads Piedmont Cancer Institute's efforts in clinical research focusing on bringing the most cutting-edge therapies for various cancers. He sat on the Piedmont Hospital Institutional Review Board and chaired the Committee for Clinical Pathways for Genitourinary Malignancies for the Center of Clinical Excellence (CCE).

Dr. Assikis is married with two children. He enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with his children.

Honors & Awards

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
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center Trainee Recognition Award for Patient Oriented research

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Member
  • Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO), Lifetime Member
  • American Urology Association (AUA), Member

Testimonials from Dr. Assikis's Patients

 
10/27/2022

Excellent, knowledgeable, communicative. I am so glad to have Dr. Assikis as my oncologist.

10/27/2022

Very friendly staff and doctor. Explained everything very clearly.

10/27/2022

Very professional. Felt I was in the best possible hands. PA was also very impressive. Highly recommend!

10/27/2022

He is fantastic. Taken care of me for 5 years. I would recommend him to others.

10/27/2022

Outstanding Physician and staff. They are always prompt to answer any question and very professional. I couldn't be more pleased.

10/27/2022

I have total confidence and Dr Assikis

10/06/2022

Dr. Assikis is very friendly. He is very optimistic and kind in his approach to my health needs and obviously very capable in his profession. I would never hesitate to recommend him.

10/06/2022

Dr. Assikis is fantastic

10/06/2022

He's very upbeat & positive & really listens to you.

10/06/2022

Appreciate his manor and patience.

10/06/2022

Makes having cancer more tolerable. Appreciate him.

10/06/2022

I was nervous about this appointment but Everyone made me feel welcome and Dr. Assikis answered all my questions.

10/06/2022

Been with Dr Assikis 18 years

10/06/2022

The Best!

10/06/2022

He is the best, kindest, most intelligent, most knowledgeable, most helpful, trustworthy amazing doctor! Very blessed that he is my doctor during my cancer journey.

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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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