Bently Doonan, MD

Bently P Doonan, MD

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Biography

Bently Doonan, MD, MS is an assistant professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Doonan earned his undergraduate degree in biology, cum laude, from Coastal Carolina University. He then received both his Master of Biomedical Sciences specializing in cancer immunology and his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Doonan completed an internal medicine residency and a fellowship in hematology and oncology from the University of Florida College of Medicine. During his time at UF, Dr. Doonan took on multiple leadership roles including Chief resident in internal medicine, curriculum development Gator Counsel and quality and efficiency Gator Counsel.

His clinical and research interests focus on melanoma, immunotherapy development and design, brain metastases, and identification of microenvironment targets to induce an immunogenic response in advanced metastatic disease.

Dr. Doonan is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Education

Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology
University of Florida College of Medicine
2019-2021

Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
2015-2019

Medical Degree
Medical University of South Carolina
2011-2015

Master of Biomedical Sciences in Microbiology and Immunology
Medical University of South Carolina
2008-2010

Bachelors of Science in Biology
Coastal Carolina University
2004-2008

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Florida ACP First Place Research category
American College of Physicians
2017

Resident Teacher Award
University of Florida College of Medicine
2015-2016

Intern of the year in Internal Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
2015-2016