Robert Zaiden, MD

Medical Oncologist

Robert Zaiden, MD, is committed to leading-edge therapies for treating cancer. He has been directly involved in researching and developing medical treatment plans for digestive tract cancers. Dr. Zaiden is a passionate advocate of the multidisciplinary approach to patient care. His areas of expertise are:

  • Genitourinary Cancer and Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Digestive System Cancers
  • Bladder and Prostate Cancer
  • Brain and Spine Cancers
  • Blood Cancers

About Me

I was born in Belize, Central America, but moved to the U.S. for undergraduate studies in New Orleans after high school. In the course of my medical training, I have traveled extensively, even doing a year of clinical studies in Manchester, UK. This has given me a unique multicultural insight into my approach to patients. After completing medical school at St. Matthews, I moved to Jacksonville where I did my residency in internal medicine and fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Florida.

I take great pride in my personalized approach to patient care. For the majority of my patients, the diagnosis of cancer is the most devastating event they have faced. As such, I strive to be an advocate as we explore tailored treatment options together. I never forget that the trust placed in me is a privilege not to be taken for granted.

Giving back to the Jacksonville community that is also home to my wife and two beautiful daughters is important to me. As such, I have participated in the Test for Life telethon to raise awareness for colon cancer screening, as well as, prostate cancer awareness events. I also served as a mentor and advisor to young physicians contemplating careers in the field of medical oncology.


  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


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


  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliation

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

Legal Practice Name

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Physicians, Inc.

Primary Office

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

1301 Palm Avenue
, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Education & Training

  • Fellowship

    University of Florida Health Science Center


  • Residency

    University of Florida Health Science Center


  • Doctor of Medicine

    St. Matthew's University School of Medicine - West Bay, Cayman Islands


  • Doctor of Medicine

    St. Matthew's University School of Medicine - West Bay, Cayman Islands


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