Shyam Paryani


Shyam B. Paryani, M.D., M.H.A., F.A.C.R.O.

Although Shyam Paryani was born in India, he came to Jacksonville with his father at the age of eleven. He attended Ft. Caroline Junior High School and Terry Parker High School where he graduated at the top of his class. He then attended the University of Florida where he received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering/Radiation Physics. In his second year of college, Dr. Paryani was admitted early to medical school in the Junior Honor’s Program. After graduation from medical school near the top of his class and being inducted into the National Honor’s Society of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), he traveled west to Houston, Texas for internship. He received training in internal medicine at the University of Texas and at M.D. Anderson Hospital. Following this, he kept traveling west and landed in Stanford, California where he received his training in Radiation Oncology. He also received a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of North Florida in 2002.

Following the completion of his training in 1983, he returned to Jacksonville to join his father and Dr. Scott in practice. He is currently the Director of the Florida Radiation Oncology Group.

Dr. Paryani is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology. He is a member of the Duval County Medical Society, Florida Medical Association, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American Society for Clinical Oncology, American Endocurietherapy Society, American College of Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology and The American Association for Physicists in Medicine. He was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology in 2000.  He is an Assistant Professor of Oncology at Mayo Clinic, and is also actively involved in the Baptist Health Foundation, currently as Board Chairman.

He is married to Dr. Sharon Goldman Paryani, who is a pediatric infectious disease specialist locally. They have three children and enjoy the beach, golfing, and the arts.