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Sam Vafadar, PA-C

Specialty: Thoracic Surgery

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Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza

Cancer Types Treated: Lung Cancer , Mesothelioma

I am a certified physician assistant specializing in thoracic medical oncology in the Moffitt Cancer Center Department of Thoracic Oncology. I have been working as a PA at Moffitt for 6 years. Prior to my working in thoracic oncology, I worked 1 year in community radiation oncology. I completed my PA training at South University in Tampa, Florida and earned my undergraduate degree in biological sciences at the University of South Florida. I am currently working towards a Doctor of Health Sciences generalist degree at Nova Southeastern University. I am a co-investigator on multiple clinical trials and play an active role in providing mentorship and training to prospective and current PA students. I am a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and have participated in several legislative lobbying efforts that concern PA practice. I wrote an editorial to the Tampa Bay Times in 2015 advocating for improved legislation for prescribing authority for advanced practice professionals. In 2015 and 2016 I was interviewed by ABC Action News and Fox 13 on then-legislation aimed at improving prescribing authority for advanced practice professionals. I have published articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. I have participated in several advisory boards in industry and am a guest lecturer at South University Tampa's PA program.

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