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Raju Vaddepally, MD

4.4 out of 5 stars

Accepting New Patients



Clinical Interests:

Lung cancer
Prostate cancer
Colorectal cancer
Breast cancer
Bladder cancer
Kidney cancer
Liver cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Thyroid cancer

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:



Dr. Raju Vaddepally, a board-certified hematologist-oncologist, specializes in treating various blood disorders and cancers. He champions precision oncology, utilizing tumor-specific genomic testing and targeted therapy to personalize care for each patient. Dr. Vaddepally is also deeply committed to bringing cutting-edge clinical trials to the community, ensuring access to the latest treatments close to home. His research focuses on translating scientific discoveries into bedside applications, reflected in his over 1,000 published citations.

Previously, Dr. Vaddepally served as Chairman of Medicine at Yuma Regional Medical Center, Associate Director of the cancer center, and President of the Arizona State Oncology Society (TACOS). He continues to contribute his expertise on the scientific review committee of the esteemed Mayo Clinic community cancer research (ACCRU).

Currently, Dr. Vaddepally serves as an Executive Member of both the immunotherapy institute for the National Community Cancer Centers Association (ACCC) and the Society of Immunotherapy for Cancers (SITC). These roles allow him to actively shape educational initiatives and advocate for immunotherapy access in community cancer centers nationwide.

Driven by a passion for equity, Dr. Vaddepally believes in empowering marginalized and underserved communities through grassroots advocacy, education, and research at the local level. He is a dedicated physician and leader whose unwavering commitment to excellent care, research advancement, and equal access to treatment is genuinely inspiring.

Education & Training

Medical School:

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI


Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI

Board Certification(s):

Oncology and Hematology

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.3out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.3out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.3out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.3out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.5out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.5out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.4 out of 5 (31 ratings, 13 comments)

  • Apr 3, 2024

    Everyone was great from the scheduling department, to the front desk, medical staff and the doctor.

  • Apr 2, 2024

    They were all outstanding!

  • Mar 30, 2024

    Staff and nurses very nice. Next visit is telecom Hope it goes well!!

  • Mar 29, 2024

    The Doctor Was Very Good

  • Mar 26, 2024

    Front Desk Staff was excellent in responding to my request.

  • Mar 23, 2024

    Felt like my medical situation and its potential outcome really mattered!!

  • Mar 18, 2024

    Execellent medical

  • Mar 15, 2024

    I just switched care from Florida Cancer Specialists to Dr. Vaddepally. I am very happy with him and his care. It is heads above what I received before coming to Dr. Vaddepally.

  • Mar 11, 2024

    Shameka, escorted me and was extremely pleasant and friendly. Jayden was very helpful getting my schedule arranged in a timely fashion. I am extremely fortunate to have Lee Health manage my care.

  • Feb 23, 2024

    The whole staff was great at their jobs

  • Feb 9, 2024

    Everyone was vey courteous and professional

  • Feb 8, 2024

    Dr Vadepally was extremely kind and showed compassion to myself and my spouse.

  • Feb 5, 2024

    He listened carefully to someone who is anxious about 2 years of suffering. He informed me of how he would go about testing for certain outcomes. Very grateful for his time and kind demeanor. He was familiar with history when meeting him too.

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