Unni C. Thomas, MD
Dr. Unni C. Thomas is board certified in hematology, internal medicine, and medical oncology and practices at the Cancer Specialists of North Florida Baptist location.
Dr. Thomas’s areas of interest include hematology malignancies and gastrointestinal malignancies. He has been chief of oncology at Baptist for the past 10 years and spearheaded the development of the Cancer Specialists of North Florida practice there.
Dr. Thomas chose to join Cancer Specialists of North Florida because of the opportunity to be part of a group dedicated, compassionate individuals who provide state-of-the art cancer care in the community setting.
He is optimistic about advancements in cancer treatment on the horizon with continuing advances in targeted therapies and a new era of personalized medicine.
Born in New Delhi, India, Dr. Thomas comes from a family of physicians. After his father died of metastatic prostate cancer when Dr. Thomas was 15, he began to consider a medical career specializing in oncology. “I was inspired by the intelligence and compassion of his treating oncologists,” Dr. Thomas says.
After completing medical school in India, he moved to New York for his internship and residency.
At Cancer Specialists of North Florida, Dr. Thomas says he continues to be amazed by the “dignity and courage my patients demonstrate in the face of life-threatening illnesses.
The people here are always grateful, respectful, and appreciative of the care we deliver.”
Dr. Thomas lives in San Marco with his wife, Gabriella, four children and two cats. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his children and vacationing in New York City.
Unni C. Thomas, MD practices at:
- Southside (Booth Road)