Yasmin Asvat, PhD

Psychology, Psychiatry | More

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Yasmin Asvat, PhD, specializes in the psychological care of cancer patients, cancer survivors and their caregivers. Dr. Asvat's research examines quality of life and resilience in cancer patients and survivors, and evaluates interventions that aim to promote improved physical and psychological well-being in this population.


Areas of Expertise

  • Psycho-Oncology
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Health Psychology

Medical Education

  • University of South Florida College of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • Rush University Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Psychosocial Oncology Society
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • Society for Health Psychology
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish