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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 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

May 2024

Have been a patient of Dr. ASSIKIS for approximately 10 years for advanced prostate cancer, and am convinced he's as good as it gets!! He is extremely knowledgeable about available treatment options, patiently listens to my wife and me as to all our questions and issues and takes all the time necessary to fully answer and address them as fully as possible.

April 2024

It's the best place to be seen at. Starting from the front desk, to the nurses. They're all very professional and friendly to everyone coming through there doors. For as Dr. Assikis , he's the best. He explains everything to the patient and the caregiver. If you don't understand the Dr. Assikis will try another way for you and the caregiver to fully know. Always encouraging you. Dr. Assikis has a big heart to share with everyone. He doesn't guess what will happen before he actually gets the answer. I really wish all doctors was like him. I do appreciate my doctor. The lab personnel that draw your blood is very good also. They ask you questions about yourself before, you're getting started.

April 2024

Dr. Assikis took significant time to explain everything to me. He has a very balanced view of treatment & quality of life. His Nurse Practitioner (Mary??) also has exceptional skills in working with patients. I feel like I'm in good hands.

March 2024

Very pleased. Dr. Assikis sSpends time explaining questions you may have.

March 2024

Dr Assikis is always very informative and positive. That is what I need. Staff is always helpful.

March 2024

Dr. Assikis is the best oncologist in Atl.

March 2024

Dr Assikis is a very personable person. He takes time to explain things. My wife and I are both patients of his. He is TOP NOTCH !!

March 2024

Dr. Asskis is a great doctor friendly and caring.

March 2024

Dr. Assikis is very friendly and professional. He's easy to talk to.

March 2024

Prompt and efficient. Dr. Assikis communicates well and show compassion. Staff is very friendly.

March 2024

I am a long term patient of Dr. Assikis, and have found him to be thoroughly knowledgeable, friendly, and caring. He is able to communicate a plan of treatment in a manner that is direct and understandable. His support staff are also very competent and friendly, and I know what to expect during appointments.

March 2024

Dr. Assikis is someone who will always exceed your expectations. He is at the top of his profession. He always does what is best for the patient. I am a retired hospital administrator, driving 50 miles one way because I trust him!

March 2024

Dr.Assikis is so caring and knowledgeable! He's the best doctor ever!!!

March 2024

Dr. Assikis is caring, informed and has been an excellent doctor.

March 2024

Dr. Assikis is very caring, friendly. Very timely, I feel secure in his care.

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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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