Richard Nash, MD, is a Member Physician at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute and part of the Autoimmune and Supportive Care Disease Groups. Dr. Nash joined the Rocky Mountain Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in 2011. Dr. Nash is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology.

Dr. Nash is originally from Canada. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Manitoba and completed his clinical training in internal medicine, hematology and oncology at the Manitoba-Affiliated Teaching Hospitals in Winnipeg. He completed a research fellowship in transplantation biology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Before coming to Denver, Colorado he was on faculty for 21 years and became a full member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He was also a professor of medicine at the University of Washington.

As well as specializing in the treatment of hematological malignancies and other non-malignant blood disorders, he is an expert in the field of blood and marrow transplantation with an interest in managing patients with complications of transplantation including GVHD. He also has a national reputation for his work investigating the use of blood and marrow transplantation for treatment of severe autoimmune diseases like systemic sclerosis and multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Nash has served on numerous national committees and conducted extensive research on autoimmune diseases and the complications of blood and marrow transplantation. He is the author or co-author of more than 200 articles and book chapters in the medical literature.

He enjoys working with patients and getting to know them and their families. Patients are faced with many difficult decisions, so Dr. Nash tries to guide them in assessing their treatment options. In his free time, Dr. Nash enjoys riding his bike and is working on riding across the nation, doing a portion of the trip each year.


Medical School
University of Manitoba

Manitoba-Affiliated Teaching Hospitals, Winnipeg, Canada

Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/University of Washington





Office Locations

Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
1721 E 19th Ave
Suites 200 & 300
Denver, CO 80218
Phone: (720) 754-4800
Fax: (866) 341-6984