Vasily J. Assikis, MD - Piedmont Cancer Institute | Atlanta Oncologists
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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


Absolutely the best; Same great personality each and every visit; No wait time on my visit . wish all doctors were like Dr Assikis


He is very knowledgable and thoroughly explains everything to you. The office staff and nurses are amazing.


Everyone was polite and friendly. The nurse practioner was very sharp and answered a lot of questions. The doctor was great and had a plan of action, I was very pleased.


Been through 6 sessions and I have been treated with the utmost respect br Dr Assikis; can't imagine getting better care.


Seen in a timely manner, labs on site and delivered quickly for short stay at the office. Dr. Assikis is efficient and people friendly. Highly recommend.


I'm so glad that that Dr. Assikis is my doctor, he has taken great care me, he has been so helpful with explaining, everything to my wife and myself, and the staff to me is excellent I could not ask for a better team.


Dr. Assikis is always excellent with his mannerisms and profession. We have always had good conversations about the pass, present and projected situations. It prepares me for what may be forthcoming, leaving no eliminate or surprise. He is a good listener and gives credit to my opinions and we collaborate on moving forward. I have always had a great relationships with him as my oncologist. His staff is friendly, professional, patient and helpful. The office is clean and organized. There is never any regret or feeling of hating to go there. The pre information, reminders and confirmation and post information results is very good, helpful and immediate.


Wonderful doctor as well as all the great staff in the office. Everyone was kind and thoughtful, along with great communication for all. Dr. Assikis has a fun personality, great patient understanding, but even better, he has extensive medical knowledge that put me at ease with his approach for my treatment.


Dr Assikis is a great dr. I would recommend him to anyone


Absolutely love this dr. He's the 1st 1 willing to fix my iron issue.


Very caring and compassionate to his patient. My dad is lucky he is under Dr Assikis care.


Dr Assikis was very familiar with my chart and had consulted with my other treating doctors. He was thorough in his explanation of my situation, the plan and how it was to happen. He was patient and answered all my questions and was very reassuring. He has also called me immediately after receiving tests results and keeping me informed. I am so glad I was referred to Dr Assikis.


Excellent Dr. Patient - relationship. Listens and comforts you with his expertise. Office very friendly


Dr. Assikis is very professional, thorough and responsive. He always has the time to answer questions and discuss treatment options.


An incomparable doctor. Wonderful bedside manner. Very personable.

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



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


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775 Poplar Rd, Suite 310, Newnan, GA 30265


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