Sherif Makar, MD

Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellowship-Trained Neuro-Oncologist

Focuses on brain and spinal cord tumors along with their complications, including epilepsy
Sherif Makar, MD

Dr. Sherif Makar, board-certified Neurologist and fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist, received his medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa. He completed his residency training in Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville where he was named Outstanding Resident Educator. Dr. Makar also completed a fellowship in the prestigious Neuro-Oncology program at Stanford University. His primary goal is to provide exceptional care for his patients through research and clinical expertise.


  • Adolescent Neuro-Oncology
  • Adult Neuro-Oncology
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Chemotherapy
  • Epilepsy
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Leptomeningeal Disease
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma 
  • Neurofibromatosis

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 Outstanding Resident Educator, University of Florida


  • BPM31510 in Treating Patients With Recurrent Glioblastoma or Gliosarcoma Previously Treated
  • Plerixafor After Radiation Therapy and Temozolomide in Treating Patients With Newly
  • Diagnosed High Grade Glioma ( NCT01977677)
  • A Study to Evaluate Safety and Effectiveness in Patients With Melanoma That Has Spread to the Brain Treated With Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab Followed by Nivolumab by itself
  • Phase 3 Randomized, Double-blind, Controlled Study of ICT-107 in Glioblastoma
  • Study of REGN2810 (Anti-PD-1) in Patients With Advanced Malignancies


Points of Difference

  • Award-Winning Innovations
  • Care, Support and Spa Services
  • Clinical Trials
  • Destination Services
  • National Accreditations and Certifications
  • Nationally Ranked Cancer Programs

Results & Outcomes

  • Higher-than-Average Survival Rate
  • Advanced Diagnostics and Surgical Innovations
  • High Patient Satisfaction
  • Ongoing Research
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Ongoing Data, Results and Comparisons
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