Robert F. Asbury, M.D.

Robert F. Asbury, M.D.

Contact Information

Interlakes Oncology & Hematology, PC
211 White Spruce Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14623

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Asbury earned his medical degree with honors from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency and internship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He completed his oncology fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Asbury is a clinical professor of oncology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and was co-chief at the Wasyl Pluta Cancer Center at The Genesee Hospital for 15 years. He has served on a variety of national committees in the Gynecology Oncology Group and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. He is board certified in Oncology and Internal Medicine.

Much of Dr. Asbury's research has been in the area of drug development for gynecological cancer and gastrointestinal oncology. Locally, he has served on the boards of Unity Health System, Cancer Action, Genesee Region Home Care, American Cancer Society, Excellus Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Finger Lakes Health Systems and the Wheatland-Chili School Board. In 1988, while serving as chair of Genesee Region Home Care, Dr. Asbury founded the first Hospice of Rochester. In 2006, he chaired the campaign to build a new hospice in Greece. He has been selected to America's Best Doctors List since its founding.

Current Appointments

Clinical Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Clinical Professor - Cancer Center


Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Harvard Medical School1973
MS | Medicine | Dartmouth Medical School1971
BA | Economics | Dartmouth College1969

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1977 - 06/30/1979
Fellowship at National Institutes of Health07/01/1975 - 06/30/1977
Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/1974 - 06/30/1975
Internship in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/1973 - 06/30/1974