Published on June 21, 2021

Pardee UNC Health Care Welcomes Board-Certified Medical Oncologist & Hematologist Praveen Vashist, MD

Pardee UNC Health Care today announced expansion of its medical oncology practice with the addition of Praveen Vashist, MD, a board-certified physician in medical oncology and hematology by the American College of Internal Medicine. Dr. Vashist will begin seeing patients at Hendersonville Hematology and Oncology at Pardee on June 21, 2021.

Dr. Vashisht brings broad expertise in the treatment of lymphoma, leukemia, cancer genetics, prostate, and breast cancers to Hendersonville Hematology and Oncology at Pardee located at 805 6th Avenue. Prior to joining the Pardee UNC Health Care team, Dr. Vashist was in practice in Asheville delivering oncology and hematology treatment services.

The North Carolina Central Cancer Registry predicts that 66,700 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in North Carolina in 2021, a projected increase of nearly 4,000 cancer cases this year over those that occurred in 2020.

Dr. Vashisht completed his internship, residency and fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He received his medical doctorate at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in India.

Dr. Vashisht brings a compassionate and empowering approach to his patient care. He understands the sensitivities and challenges that a cancer diagnosis brings to an individual and their family. He incorporates the latest medical information and helps his patients understand every treatment option available so they can make the best decision for their personalized medical treatment.

Dr. Vashist is currently accepting new patients at Hendersonville Oncology and Hematology at Pardee. To schedule an initial consultation, call 828-692-8045 or visit

About Pardee UNC Health Care

Pardee UNC Health Care is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. Pardee has several locations separate from the main campus, including a comprehensive physician practice network, a cancer center, four urgent care locations and six orthopedic clinics. For more information or to find a physician, visit

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