About

Alireza Eghtedar, MD, is a well-established physician at Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, with a primary interest in novel treatments for myeloid malignancies, including, but not limited to, Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome, as well as, alternative donor transplants for patients without a fully matched donor. During his fellowship at Karmanos Cancer Institute transplant program, he investigated different aspects of improving immune suppression to better combat graft-versus-host disease in both acute and chronic settings.

He spent two years at MD Anderson Cancer Center as a leukemia fellow and assistant professor in the leukemia department. He completed his training at Wayne State University with a strong focus in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Dr. Eghtedar approaches his practice with a profound sense of compassion and appreciation. As the son of a cancer patient, he can empathize with each person’s struggle as they journey through this transforming life experience. He pledges to provide each individual with personalized care, plus the most up-to-date comprehensive treatment, all the while, advocating for their dignity and comfort. Each day, he strives to create a balance between cutting edge advances in science, and realistic expectations for his patients, especially those involved with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Education

Medical School
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences - Iran

Residency
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center - NY

Fellowship
Wayne State University’s Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center (Leukemia Fellowship)

Gender

Male

Specialty

Hematology/Oncology

Office Locations

Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
1721 E 19th Ave
Suites 200 & 300
Denver, CO 80218
Phone: (720) 754-4800

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