Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh

ESMO National Representative in Iran

Term 2017 – 2018
Address HORC-SCT, TUMS-Shariati Hospital
Kargar Shomali Ave

Iran, Islamic Republic of


Prof. Dr. Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh studied medicine at the University of Vienna, Medical School, where he graduated in 1971. He completed both his residency in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and a Fellowship in Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation in Switzerland, where he passed the Swiss Board Examination of Internal Medicine in 1977 and the Swiss Board Examination in Oncology and Hematology in 1991.

Prof Ghavamzadeh is currently working as Professor of Medicine at the University of Tehran and Director of the Director of the Haematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center based in Shariati Hospital, Tehran. He also serves as Chief of the Iranian Board of Haematology-Oncology, President of the Iranian Society of Medical Oncology and Hematology, President of the Iranian Society of BMT and of the Iranian Society of Internal Medicine sub speciality, and member of the Iranian Board of Internal Medicine.

Prof Ghavamzadeh has been involved as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in more than 80 clinical projects; he has published around 280 articles and 340 abstracts. He has co-authored 3 books and given more than 500 lectures at national and international events.

His activities and studies in stem cell transplantation earned him several local and international awards and recognitions.