Hani M. Babiker, M.D.



  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Dr. Hani Babiker is an Oncologist with board certification in Oncology and Hematology and initial certification in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Gerontology. He held academic appointments at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the University of Arizona. Prior to joining the Mayo Clinic, he was the Director of the Early Phase Clinical Trials Program and Co-Chair of DSMB at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. His research interests are in new drug development and in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers with an emphasis on pancreatic cancer. He completed a drug development scholarship at the Virginia G Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials/HonorHealth Research Institute in Scottsdale where he served as the principal investigator in many early phase clinical trials in solid tumors and participated in trials that led to drug approvals. He also has an interest both in developing new biomarkers and targeted therapies in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Babiker is currently the Associate Director, Clinical Research Operations Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, FL.

Dr. Babiker earned his M.D. with High Honors from Univerzita Komenskeho, Slovakia, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Geriatrics and Gerontology at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Babiker was an instructor in medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Phoenix. He also completed a Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of Arizona where he also served as Chief Fellow. Dr. Babiker is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, and the American College of Physicians. He has authored several abstracts and peer review manuscripts and has a passion for teaching and mentoring students and trainees.

  • Clinical focus on treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies, including Pancreatic cancer, biliary tract cancers, hepatocellular carcinoma, colorectal and anal cancers, esophagus and gastric cancers
  • Research focus is on investigating novel therapies for pancreatic, biliary, and liver malignancies

Jacksonville, Florida

  1. 2009
    Fellow - Geriatrics and GerontologyWeill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
  2. 2008
    Resident - Internal MedicineCornell University Medical College Program, New York Hospital Queens
  3. 2006
    Internship - Internal MedicineFlushing Hospital and Medical Center
  4. 2002
    Resident - Internal MedicineKhartoum University Teaching Hospital
  5. 2000
    DMUniverzita Komenskeho


  1. 2016
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2000
    Graduated with HonorsUniverzita Komenskeho

Professional memberships

  1. 2011 - 2012
    MemberInfection Prevention & Control Subcommittee, Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2011 - 2012
    MemberC. Difficile Task Force, Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2009 - 2012
    MemberGeriatric Faculty, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2009 - 2011
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  5. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Geriatrics Society
  6. 2009 - present
    MemberArizona Geriatric Society, American Geriatrics Society
  7. 2009 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  8. 2002
    FundraiserMedical Equipment and Medications, Pediatric Emergency Department, Khartoum Teaching Hospital
  9. 2002
    Medical Student InstructorPediatric Emergency Department, Khartoum Teaching Hospital
  10. 2002
    Volunteer ResidentPediatric Emergency Department, Khartoum Teaching Hospital