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Asif W. Lakhani, M.D.

Asif W. Lakhani, M.D. Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology



  • Fellowship in Medical Oncology
    Chief Fellow, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
    Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
  • Medical Doctorate
    Ross University School of Medicine, Edison, New Jersey
  • Master of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Accolades & Memberships

• American Society of Clinical Oncology 
• American Society of Hematology 
• American College of Physicians

Research Interest

Dr. Lakhani's interests are vast including breast, lung, colorectal, and genitourinary malignancies. He believes in developing a strong rapport with his patients, as a trustworthy and completely transparent relationship is of utmost importance in providing comprehensive and compassionate care.

Other Information

Dr. Lakhani is a native Houstonian. His education and medical training took him afar, however he is excited to return home and care for patients. Prior to specializing in oncology, Dr. Lakhani was a hospitalist with Texas A&M University, practicing general internal medicine for 4 years. He served as associate program director of his group as well as the chairman of internal medicine. Dr. Lakhani resides in Clear Lake with his wife and young daughter. He is an avid sports fan, supporting his local Houston teams, and enjoys playing basketball and tennis.