Yousif A. Abubakr, MD

Yousif A. Abubakr, MD

Medical Oncology, Hematology
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic


Yousif A. Abubakr, MD, is board-certified in medical oncology and practices at Cancer Specialists of North Florida's (CSNF) Southside location. Born in Khartoum, Sudan, “Dr. A” (as he’s affectionately known by his patients) received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Khartoum. He later trained in Khartoum University Hospitals, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and Wayne State University Medical Center, both in Michigan. Since joining CSNF in 1996, Dr. A has become an integral part of the practice’s foundation, including, most recently, serving as the President of the CSNF Board.

In addition to his leadership at CSNF, Dr. A is an important part of the Jacksonville, Florida, medical community. He has previously served as a Chairman of the Hematology/Oncology Section at Memorial Hospital, and as Chairman of the Clinical Professional Review Council at Memorial Medical Center. In addition, he served as the Chief of Staff at Memorial Hospital and headed the credentialing committee there.

When not caring for patients, Dr. A enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures with his children.



  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Grads
  • University of Khartoum


  • Wayne State University/Harper Hospital


  • Wayne State University


  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension St. Vincent's Clay County Hospital
  • Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital
  • Ascension St. Vincent's Southside Hospital
  • Ascension St. Vincent's St Johns County Hospital


  • The American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Professional Statement
I enjoy the collegiality, comradery, staff, and most of all, our patients. The will to fight and the faith of my patients is what inspires me.
- Yousif A. Abubakr, MD


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