Dr. Angela Fleischman is a UCI Health physician-scientist investigating hematologic malignancies. She integrates her research with the clinical care of patients with these blood disorders.
Fleischman earned her medical degree and a PhD in cancer biology from Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. Next she completed an internal medicine and a medical oncology fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
Fleischman's longstanding interest in blood cell development began during her PhD studies at Stanford. She joined the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center as an assistant professor in 2013 and began developing an independent laboratory group focusing on the pathogenesis of myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), a chronic leukemia. Her research interests also include a hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic stem cells.
Her overarching research goal is to identify what drives disease initiation in MPN and, ultimately, to translate her scientific discoveries into therapies that benefit MPN patients.
Fleischmann sees patients at UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange and UCI Health Cancer Center — Newport.