Michael Tees, MD, is an Associate Member Physician at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute and part of the Lymphoid and Autoimmune Disease Groups. Dr. Tees joined CBCI in 2015 and is board certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Tees was born in upstate New York and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. After high school he attended the University of Florida, receiving an undergraduate degree in Microbiology and Cell Science as well as Business Administration.

Dr. Tees completed medical training at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He simultaneously received a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He did his residency in internal medicine at New York University. During his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, he specialized in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy.

Dr. Tees has a strong interest in the treatment and management of lymphocytic diseases. His current research focuses on novel cellular and immune-based therapies in those with lymphomas and other lymphocytic disorders. He currently is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy. In addition, he is a member of the Sarah Cannon Lymphoma Working Group.

In his spare time, Dr. Tees advocates for patients by serving on the board of directors for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He enjoys skiing and hiking, and he never misses an opportunity to be outdoors. When traveling, he loves to SCUBA dive and visit exciting new places off the beaten path.


Medical School
Tulane University

New York University

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute - Tampa, FL





Office Locations

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