Marcello Rotta, MD is an Assistant Member Physician at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute. He Joined CBCI in 2016. Here he serves as Co-Director of the Leukemia Service, and on the Long Term Follow up Service. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Hematology and Medical Oncology.

Dr Rotta was born and raised in Torino, Italy, close to the Alps. His father worked for FIAT car factory as an engineer, and his mother was a philosophy teacher.

Dr. Rotta trained in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Torino, where he obtained his MD with summa cum laude in 2002. He has been actively publishing in Clinical Research in this field since 2002 and won several awards and scholarships related to his work.

Dr Rotta has extensive experience in the treatment of Hematological Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplant. He has been involved in several International multi-centric Clinical Trials. In 2006, he joined the Transplant Biology Program at Fred Hutchinson cancer Research Center, University of Washington, in Seattle. There, he worked on Stem Cell Transplantation Models as well in Clinical Research. He received the post-doctoral research fellowship from the American Italian Cancer Foundation and the Medical Research Award from Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation.

He served as a Visiting Physician at the University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Inpatient and Outpatient Transplant Unit. Certified in Medicine and Hematology in Italy, he then completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Yale University and Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the James Cancer Center at Ohio State University.

Dr Rotta is an avid hiker and biker and enjoys the Colorado outdoors with his wife and their three children. Dr Rotta has a personal involvement and a life commitment to high quality care for patient with leukemia and others hematological malignancies.





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