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Shyam B Paryani

Part-Time Instructor | Clinical Professor

Health Administration | Brooks College of Health

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MHA, UNF, 2002

MD, UF, 1979

MS, UF, 1979

BS, UF, 1975


Although Shyam Paryani was born in India, he came to Jacksonville with his father at the age of 11.  He attended Fort Caroline Jr. High School and Terry Parker High School, where he graduated near the top of his class.  He then attended the University of Florida, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering magna cum laude and a Master’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering/Radiation Physics. He also earned a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of North Florida (UNF) in 2002 with a perfect 4.0 GPA.


In his second year of college, Doctor Paryani was admitted early to Medical School in the Junior Honors 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 his internship.  He received training in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas and M.D. Anderson Hospital.  Following this, he kept traveling west and landed in Stanford, California, where he received his training in Radiation Oncology.

Following the completion of his training in 1983, he returned to Jacksonville to join his father and Doctor Walter Scott in practice.  He helped found the Florida Radiation Oncology Group (FROG).

Dr Paryani has been actively involved at UNF since his Graduation. He has been actively teaching since 2009.


Dr Paryani has served on the UNF Foundation Board, College of Health Dean’s Council and the Health Administration Advisory Board. Dr Paryani was selected as the UNF Distinguished Alumnus in 2007 and the Distinguished Alumnus of the Department of Health Administration in 2017.


Dr Paryani is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Ooncology (FACRO).

He also received a Fellowship for the College of American Healthcare Executives (FACHE).


Publications & Presentations

Paryani, editor, PET/CT in Radiation Oncology, Manual, October 2005


Paryani, editor, Fusion Treatment Planning, Manual, October 2005


Paryani, editor, MRI in Radiation Therapy Planning, 2011


Paryani, Business Sense: Why Physicians Need Solid Management Skills to Build Thriving Practices, FMA Medical Magazine, Fall Volume 2011, Number 4.


Kuruvilla, AK, Paryani, SB, et al, Partial Breat Radiation, Austin J Radiat Oncol & Cancer. 2016; 2(1): 1016.


Bhatnagar, R, Paryani, SB, et at, 3-D Conformal Volumetric Alignment of Savi® Applicator Using Cone Beam Imaging Technique. Austin J Radiat Oncol & Cancer. 2016; 2(2): 1021.


Paryani, SB, Medical Manual of Practice Management: What Every Physician Should Know But Did Not Learn in Training, Create Space, August 2016


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