Yasmin Asvat, PhD

Psychology, Psychiatry | More

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


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 POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish