Farshid Dayyani, MD

Farshid Dayyani, MD


Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

gastrointestinal cancers, colorectal cancer, Gastric cancer, esophageal cancer, anal carcinomas

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology [Internal Medicine]
  • English
  • German
  • Farsi
Medical School
Medical School of MunichMD
Beth Israel Deaconess and Harvard Medical SchoolInternal Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess and Harvard Medical SchoolInternal Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterMedical Oncology
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Member — Medical Oncology Association of Southern California (MOASC)
Awards and Recognition
  • ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award, Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
  • American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Travel Award
  • Clifton D. Howe Award for Clinical Excellence, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Achievement in Basic Science Fellowship Award 2011, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Trainee Excellence Award, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • ASCO Young Investigator Award, 2010
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, 2011
More Information

Dr. Farshid Dayyani is a board-certified UCI Health medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. His clinical interests include colorectal, stomach and esophageal cancers, and anal carcinoma.

Dayyani earned his medical degree at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in Germany and completed a residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. He also completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Dayyani’s goal is to bring leading-edge treatments to patients with gastrointestinal cancers through innovative clinical trials and translational research. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 research papers published in leading medical journals.

Dayyani sees patients at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCI Health Cancer Center — Newport.

UCI Health Cancer Center — Newport
1640 Newport Blvd., Suites 400 & 450
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-999-2400
Fax: 949-999-2405
UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000
Fax: 855-211-3729