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Jainulabdeen J. Ifthikharuddin, M.B.B.S.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Benign Hematology, Blood & Coagulation Disorders; Hematologic Oncology; Hematology; Leukemia, Myeloma, Blood & Marrow Transplant

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Administrative: (585) 276-3355

Fax: (585) 273-1042

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

As an oncologist, my goal is to deliver high-quality, comprehensive and compassionate care that is suited to each patient's unique needs.

I have a special interest in the treatment of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell dyscrasias. In addition to my clinical and teaching responsibilities, I am an active participant in several myeloma-related clinical trials.

Conditions I Treat

- Myeloma
- Monoclonal gammopathies
- Amyloidosis

Professional Background

Dr. Ifthikharuddin has a special interest in the treatment of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell dyscrasias. He graduated from the Madras Medical College, India, followed by additional training in the United Kingdom, culminating in diplomas from the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Hematology (MRC Path). He subsequently completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at The University of Rochester and joined the faculty in the year 2000. He is board certified in Hematology. In addition to clinical and teaching responsibilities, he is an active participant in several clinical trials.

Research

Dr. Ifthikharuddin has a special interest in the treatment of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell dyscrasias. He graduated from the Madras Medical College, India, followed by additional training in the United Kingdom, culminating in diplomas from the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Hematology (MRC Path). He subsequently completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at The University of Rochester and joined the faculty in the year 2000. He is board certified in Hematology. In addition to clinical and teaching responsibilities, he is an active participant in several clinical trials.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
MBBS | India-Madras U, Madras Med Coll
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

04/26/1985 - 04/25/1986
Internship in at Government General Hospital

08/10/1994 - 08/06/1996
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

08/07/1996 - 08/06/1999
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Hematology and Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2004
Best Teacher Award
Sponsor: Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

1999
AMGEN Fellowship Grant
Sponsor: AMGEN

1997
Strong Memorial Hospital Innovative Improvement Program
Sponsor: Strong Memorial Hospital
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital


Ad hoc manuscript reviewer
Sponsor: Journal - Blood Cells, Molecules and Diseases


Ad hoc manuscript reviewer
Sponsor: Journal - Thrombosis Research

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Publications

Journal Articles

2013
Liesveld JL, O'Dwyer K, Walker A, Becker MW, Ifthikaruddin JJ, Mulford D, Chen R, Bechelli J, Roswell K, Minhajuddin M, Jordan CT, Phillips Gl 2nd. "A phase I study of decitabine and rapamycin in relapsed/refractory AML". Leukemia Research. 2013; 37(12): 1662-7.

2011
Milner LA; Becker MW; Bernstein SH; Bruckner L; Friedberg JW; Holland GA; Ifthikharuddin JJ; LIesveld JL; Mathes EJ; Mechel HL; Mullen CA; Sasson T; Phillips GL 2nd. "Intra-arterial methylprednisolone for the management of steroid-refractory acute gastrointestinal and hepatic graft versus host disease". Am J Hematology. 2011; 86(8): 712-714.

2011
Liesveld JL; Rosell KE; Bechelli J; Lu C; Messina P; Mulford D; Ifthikharuddin JJ; Jordan CT; Phillips GL 2nd. "Proteasome inhibition in myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myelogeneous leukemia cell lines". Cancer Invest. 2011; 29(7): 438-450.

Books & Chapters

1999
Chapter Title: Introduction-Type C oncoviruses including human T-cell lymphtropic types I and II
Book Title: Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases
Author List: Ifthikharuddin, JJ; Rosenblatt, JD
Edited By: Mandell, GL; Bennett, JE; Dolin, R
Published By: Churchill Livingston1999 in New York

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