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Yasmin Asvat, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience

Dr. Asvat specializes in the psychological care of cancer patients, cancer survivors, and their caregivers. Her research examines quality of life and resilience in cancer patients and survivors, and evaluates interventions that aim to promote improved physical and psychological well-being in this population.

Practice Location(s)

University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Ste. A-336
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Medical School

University of South Florida


University of Chicago Medicine


Rush University Medical Center

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-2458

Office Fax

(773) 834-7427

Office Postal Address

Yasmin Asvat, PhD
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3077
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Clinical psychology
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Behavioral medicine
  • Health psychology

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Asvat's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.