Ash A. Alizadeh, MD/PhD

Ash A. Alizadeh, MD/PhD

Medical oncologist, Lymphoma specialist, Cancer geneticist

4.8 out of 5
129 Patient Ratings
29 Patient Comments

Lymphoma Program

Cancer Immunotherapy Program

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
  • Board Certification: Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2009) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine - Stem Cell Institute Dr Weissman's Laboratory (2006) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine - Stem Cell Institute Dr Weissman's Laboratory (2005) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford university School of Medicine (2003) CA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
  • MD, Stanford university School of Medicine, Medicine (2003)
  • PhD, Stanford university School of Medicine, Biophysics/Dept of Biochemistry (2003)
  • B.S., UCLA, Biochemistry (1994)

Honors & Awards

  • American Society for Clinical Oncology Career Development Award, Stanford University (2010-2013)
  • American Society of Hematology Scholar Award, Stanford University (2015-2017)
  • Bent & Janet Cardan Oncology Research Fellow, Stanford University (2010)
  • Cancer Innovation Award, Stanford Hospital & Clinics (2012-2013)
  • Celgene Young Investigator Award, Stanford University (2014-2015)
  • Clinical Investigator Program: Fellow Award, Stanford University Medical Center (2004-2010)
  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award, Stanford University (2014-2017)
  • Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award, Stanford University (2011)
  • Franklin G. Ebaugh, Jr. Award for Outstanding Research, Dept of Medicine, Stanford (2004-2005)
  • Garbrielle's Angel Foundation, Stanford University (2012-2015)
  • Intramural Research Award, NIH/NCI (1997 - 1998)
  • Josephine Q. Berry Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research, Stanford University (2010)
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow in Clinical Research, Stanford University (2010-2013)
  • Magna cum laude, College & Departmental Honors, UCLA (6/1993)
  • Medical Scientist Training Program Award, NIH (1996-2003)
  • NIH Research Fellow Award, NIH/NCI (6/1995)
  • Research Scholar Award, HHMI-NIH (1996 - 1998)
  • Research Scholar Award for Outstanding Research, HHMI (1998)
  • Sandler Fellow Award, UCSF (2003-2004)
  • V-Foundation Scholar/Martin D Abeloff Award (1st Place), Stanford University (2014-2016)

Administrative Appointments

  • Admissions Panel, Medical Scientist Training Program, Stanford University (2011 - Present)
  • Admissions Panel, Stanford Medical School (2012 - Present)
  • Chair, Seminar Committee, Stanford Immunology Program (2011 - Present)
  • Steering Committee Member & Mentor, Stanford Computational & Systems Immunology (2012 - Present)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Excellent oncologist. Willing to explore various approaches to understand & investigate my clinical status. Very pleased!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Alizadeh is a great lymphoma specialist with great manner.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Alizadeh remembered all the details of my case from 8 years ago. He answered my question on annual appointments - to check for side effects of the chemotherapy. Excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Ash is very professional and thorough. We like him a lot.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Added test for a major problem I was having though not in his field. Was concerned enough to suggest test and called with results.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Have the utmost confidence and respect for this doctors opinions and direction.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Very satisfied.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I came to Stanford for a second opinion. I stayed with Dr. Alizadeh's practice because of the confidence I have in him and his team.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Always an excellent experience takes time to address my specific needs and life beyond treatment.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Tremendous staff.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Alizadeh & his staff are friendly concerned & helpful. I couldn't ask for a better team.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

ALways good.

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4.8 out of 5
129 Patient Ratings
29 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Excellent oncologist. Willing to explore various approaches to understand & investigate my clinical status. Very pleased!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Alizadeh is a great lymphoma specialist with great manner.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Alizadeh remembered all the details of my case from 8 years ago. He answered my question on annual appointments - to check for side effects of the chemotherapy. Excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Ash is very professional and thorough. We like him a lot.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Added test for a major problem I was having though not in his field. Was concerned enough to suggest test and called with results.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Have the utmost confidence and respect for this doctors opinions and direction.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Very satisfied.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I came to Stanford for a second opinion. I stayed with Dr. Alizadeh's practice because of the confidence I have in him and his team.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Always an excellent experience takes time to address my specific needs and life beyond treatment.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Tremendous staff.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Alizadeh & his staff are friendly concerned & helpful. I couldn't ask for a better team.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

ALways good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent! I really appreciate the amount of transparency in my treatment and the Dr's regard for my concerns. I 100% trust him to provide me with the highest level of care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Always great visits.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

She is a gem!

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Everyone was professional.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I have great confidence in Dr. Alizadeh.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Very pleasant & informative.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr. Alizadeh is a great researcher.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

No bad expereince.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I very very much like Dr. Alizadeh. He takes all the time I need never makes me feel he's rushing. He is so considerate as if I were his only patient, and I total confidence in him & his decisions.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Alizadeh is extremely bright and very compassionate & thoughtful. I am in such excellent health because of his care, a very wonderful individual.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I believe Dr. Alizadeh and team have saved my life.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very organized.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I was somewhat disappointed not to be able to make my next annual appointment.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

This visit I saw more of the physician at the outset: I do not like the visits where I spend most of my time with the nurse practitioner & every thing is filtered thru her to the physician who I see very briefly.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Arash Ash Alizadeh is an excellent doctor. He saved my life from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Ash is very professional and competent. We really like him. Thanks Dr. Ash for being so kind!

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Excellent physician with lots of compassion and concern about my health.