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About Yuliya Linhares

Yuliya Linhares, M.D., is a medical oncologist specializing in the comprehensive treatment of lymphoma and serves as chief of Lymphoma Services at Miami Cancer Institute. She has extensive training and expertise in both autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantations. She also has unique experience performing chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation using bloodless techniques, which are important treatment options for patients who choose to receive non-blood medical care for religious, personal, medical or ethical reasons. She is actively involved in several clinical trials to improve the outcomes of patients with lymphoma. Dr. Linhares has extensive teaching experience training medical students, residents and oncology fellows at UCLA School of Medicine. She serves as an editorial reviewer for prestigious peer-reviewed scientific publications, is widely published in numerous medical journals and delivers invited lectures at academic symposiums. Dr. Linhares has received several awards for her academic, clinical and research excellence.


2019 - Present Assistant Professor of Medicine, Florida International University ‐ Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
August 2019 - Present Chief of Lymphoma Services, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
May 2018 - June 2019 Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapies Clinical Director, Cedars-Sinai Hospital
August 2013 - June 2019 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ‐ Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine
August 2013 - June 2019 Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Profesor, UCLA School of Medicine ‐ Division of Hematology/OncologyDepartment of Medicine,
August 2012 - June 2019 Staff Physician I, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ‐ Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Member, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
2012 - Present Member, American Society of Hematology
2014 - 2019 Member, Bone Marrow Transplant SOP Multidisciplinary Team, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
2014 - 2019 Member, Leukemia Disease Research Group, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
2012 - 2019 Member, Bone Marrow Transplant Disease Research Group, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
2012 - 2019 Member, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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Honors and Awards

  • 2000 North Carolina Academy of Sciences Derieux Award - award for the best undergraduate medical research
  • 2002 John B. Graham Research Society Award
  • 2002 Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2003 MEDWorld (Medical Equipment for the Developing World) Most Valuable Volunteer Award
  • 2003 - 2004 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship at NIH
  • 2004 - 2005 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued NIH Research Fellowship
  • 5/14/2006 MD with Distinction
  • 2006 - 2007 Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
  • 2008 - 2009 Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
  • 2010-2011 Clinical Fellow Training Fund Grant Recipient California Institute of Regenerative Medicine


July 2009 - June 2012 Fellowship Program - Hematology/Oncology, University of California in Los Angeles
July 2007 - June 2009 Residency Program - Internal Medicine, University of California in Los Angeles
July 2006 - June 2007 Internship - Internal Medicine, University of California in Los Angeles
August 2000 - May 2006 Doctor of Medicine, M.D., UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine
2003 - 2004 Cell Signaling and Genetics, Foundation for the Advanced Education in the Sciences Graduate School ‐ National Institutes of Health
August 1998 - May 2000 Biology, B.S., Lenoir-Rhyne University

Contact Information

Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176
(786) 596-2000

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