Kiarash Kojouri, MD, MPH
Kiarash Kojouri, MD, MPH, is a medical oncologist at Skagit Valley Hospital Regional Cancer Care Center.
He joined the practice after three years as an assistant professor of hematology and oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in 2010, where he also completed fellowship training in hematology and oncology and a residency in internal medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology.
“My general approach is that I truly put myself in my patients’ shoes and try to see the world from their point of view and on their behalf,” Dr. Kojouri says. “I have a good listening ear and a complete approach to patient care as a whole, taking care of the medical as well as the social needs of my patients.”
Dr. Kojouri has a special interest in research after receiving a master of public health in epidemiology from the College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His expertise will be beneficial in enhancing awareness of and access to clinical trials in use at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA).
“I have had training in clinical research, interpretation of literature and data, and applying proper statistical tests,” Dr. Kojouri says. “My goal is to be closely involved with SCCA.”
He is pleased that Skagit Valley Hospital Regional Cancer Care Center has a formal relationship with the world-renowned partners in the SCCA.
“Patients want cutting-edge care, which, many times, is only available at academic centers. This affiliation puts us at the forefront,” he says.
Dr. Kojouri has a special interest in platelet disorders, which manifest as excessive bleeding, as well as lung, and head and neck cancers.
Dr. Kojouri and his wife, Farnaz, have three children. He enjoys family time, camping, hiking, mountain biking, table tennis, and soccer.