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Dayra Avila Lima, MD

Breast Medical Oncologist

5 out of 5 stars 5 (177)

Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Early Breast Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Premalignant Breast Lesions

About the Doctor

Dr. Avila-Lima is a board-certified hematologist oncologist with a wealth of experience. She is known for her caring nature and extensive knowledge of cancer care. She is passionate about providing patient-centered care and always works closely with her patients and their families, to assure their needs are met. Dr. Avila-Lima also excels in collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients. She is skilled in supporting patients through all stages of their cancer care, including diagnosis, treatment, palliative care and survivorship. Her areas of expertise include:

From the Doctor

I consider myself a warm and caring individual who values spending time with my family. In my free time, I enjoy listening to podcasts and drawing as creative outlets.

As a physician, I’m deeply committed to providing high-quality care for my patients. I believe in using the best available evidence and taking into account each patient’s values and preferences in order to provide personalized care that meets their unique needs.


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Doctor of Medicine - ECGMG

    ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) - Jacksonville, FL

    - 2009

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    Universidad de Panama - ,

    2001 - 2007

  • Residency

    John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Chicago,

    2010 - 2013

  • Fellowship

    John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Chicago,

    2013 - 2016

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Clay Medical Campus
  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Physicians Inc