Florida based extensively experienced oncologist, Dr. Robert Drapkin received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, from Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, Michigan, in June 1971.
Florida based extensively experienced oncologist,Dr. Robert Drapkin received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, from Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, Michigan, in June 1971. He attended the Union College in Schenectady, New York, from September 1962 to June 1966, to pursue his Bachelor’s degree (BS). Later, in July 1966, he joined Renssellaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, and received his Master’s degree (MS) in August 1967.
Dr. Robert Drapkin is licensed to practice in the state of Florida. He has held a wide range of certifications and licensure, including Diplomate of Internal Medicine (June, 1975), Diplomate of Medical Oncology (June, 1979), Fellow of the American College of Physicians (April, 1981), Full Member, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (1995), and Member, Solid Tumor Panel (1997).
In addition to this, he is affiliated with the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Association, American Society of Internal Medicine, Pinellas County Medical Association, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
Dr. Robert Drapkin has years of experience in the field of oncology. He has been serving as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, at the University Of South Florida School Of Medicine, since September 1980. Prior to this, from June 1978 to 1979, he was an Attending Physician, Clinician I, in the Department of Medicine A, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, New York.
He has also served as a National Leukemia Association Fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Apart from this, from 1992 to 1997, Dr. Drapkin was the Medical Director of the Stem Cell Program at Motor Plant Hospital, Clearwater, FL.
In 1988, Dr. Robert Drapkin served as the Chief of Department of Internal Medicine at Mease Dunedin Hospital and Mease Countryside Hospital in Florida. Apart from this, from 1987 to 1992, he was the Chairman of Investigation and New Drugs and Devices Committee at the Morton Plant Hospital. Based in Florida, Morton Plant Hospital is a community based 687 bed hospital that delivers exceptional services in over fifty specialty areas.
In 1977, Dr. Robert Drapkin along with Bayard Clarkson, MD, carried out a clinical research on human peripheral blood stem cells. This study was sponsored by National Cancer Institute at Memorial Sloan, New York. In 1992, he co-founded the stem cell program at Morton Plant Hospital. Furthermore, he has also been a Member of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, since 1996.