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Azra Raza, MD

Medical Oncology
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cancer Care, Medical Oncology, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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About Azra Raza, MD


Dr. Raza is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University in New York, NY. She started her research in Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) in 1982 and moved to Rush University, Chicago, Illinois in 1992, where she was the Charles Arthur Weaver Professor in Oncology and Director, Division of Myeloid Diseases. The MDS Program, along with a Tissue Repository containing more than 50,000 samples from MDS and acute leukemia patients was successfully relocated to the University of Massachusetts in 2004 and to Columbia University in 2010.


Before moving to New York, Dr. Raza was the Chief of Hematology Oncology and the Gladys Smith Martin Professor of Oncology at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester. She has published the results of her laboratory research and clinical trials in prestigious, peer-reviewed journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, the British Journal of Hematology, Leukemia, and Leukemia Research. Dr. Raza serves on numerous national and international panels as a reviewer, consultant, and advisor and is the recipient of a number of awards.


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Specialties & Expertise

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia/AML
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloproliferative Disease

Education

  • Medical School: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Roswell Park Memorial Hospital
  • Internship: Franklin Square Hospital

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine at CUMC
  • Director, Myelodysplastic Syndrome Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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