Basel Yanes, M.D.

Medical Oncology, Hematology

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Basel Yanes, MD, is a board certified medical oncologist who specializes in hematology and medical oncology. “I like being able to deliver the latest cutting-edge treatments to my patients,” said Dr. Yanes. During his long career treating cancer patients in the Dayton area, he says he also, “enjoys the evolution of the science of hematology and oncology.”

Dr. Yanes has been a principal investigator of many clinical research trials and has presented the results of his research at national and international cancer and blood disorder conferences. He has had numerous publications in the field of hematology and oncology and has been active in many professional and community organizations, including serving as a Board Member for the American Cancer Society, Hospice of Dayton, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He has also served on community and national boards including the Dayton Art Institute, National Council for Community Justice, and Builders for Peace.

“Every day at OHC, we are attacking cancer with leading edge approaches and the newest treatments while continuing to search for the best solution to beat cancer. And we offer our patients support throughout their journey because we understand cancer affects every aspect of their lives, and the lives of their families. We want to be their number one resource for beating cancer,” said Dr. Yanes.

In his free time, Dr. Yanes enjoys reading, the arts, and sports. He loves reading about history and current events, visual and performing arts, and he is a collector of glass art. Dr. Yanes is a fan of Real Madrid Soccer and Ohio State football.

Education & Training

Medical School: University of Damascus, Syria

Residency: Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH

Fellowship: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology


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