Dayra Avila Lima, MD

Breast Medical Oncologist

Dr. Avila-Lima is a board-certified hematologist oncologist with a wealth of experience. She is known for her caring nature and extensive knowledge of cancer care. She is passionate about providing patient-centered care and always works closely with her patients and their families, to assure their needs are met. Dr. Avila-Lima also excels in collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients. She is skilled in supporting patients through all stages of their cancer care, including diagnosis, treatment, palliative care and survivorship. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Early Breast Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Premalignant Breast Lesions

About Me

I consider myself a warm and caring individual who values spending time with my family. In my free time, I enjoy listening to podcasts and drawing as creative outlets.

As a physician, I’m deeply committed to providing high-quality care for my patients. I believe in using the best available evidence and taking into account each patient’s values and preferences in order to provide personalized care that meets their unique needs.


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Clay Medical Campus
  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
  • Baptist Physician Enterprise

Legal Practice Name

Baptist-Southeast Gynecologic Oncology Associates Inc.

Primary Office

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

1301 Palm Avenue
, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Education & Training

  • Fellowship

    John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Chicago


  • Residency

    John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Chicago


  • Residency

    John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Chicago


  • Doctor of Medicine

    Universidad de Panama


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