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Robert F. Asbury, M.D.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

General Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 344-3050

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

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.

Dr. Asbury will provide consults at Wyoming County Community Health System on Wednesday of each week.

Wyoming County Community Health System
400 North Main Street Warsaw, NY 14569

Patients will receive treatment at:

Wilmot Cancer Institute - Batavia
262 Bank Street Batavia, NY 14020

To make an appointment with Dr. Asbury, please call (585) 344-3050.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

1969
BA | Dartmouth College
Economics

1973
MD | Harvard Medical School
Medicine

1971
MS | Dartmouth Medical School
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1973 - 06/30/1974
Internship in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

07/01/1974 - 06/30/1975
Residency in at Massachusetts General Hospital

07/01/1975 - 06/30/1977
Fellowship in at National Institutes of Health

07/01/1977 - 06/30/1979
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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