Dr. Rachid Baz is a double board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center.
Dr. Baz has developed special expertise in managing patients with plasma cell disorders, a special category within the broader group of hematologic (blood) malignancies. Examples of plasma cell disorders include multiple myelomoa, monoclongal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), plasmacytoma, primary systematic amyloidosis, and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM).
Dr. Baz is a very active researcher in the field and can often offer his patients several options for clinical trials in addition to the very best standard therapies. He is a frequent lecturer on myeloma for both medical and lay audiences, including presenting at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation's Patient and Caregiver Education Forum and various Leukemia and Lymphoma Society events.
Dr. Baz came to Moffitt in 2008 from the Cleveland Clinic, where he received several awards including the Celgene Future Leaders in Hematology Award.