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Dr. Shirin Attarian is a board-certified UCI Health medical oncologist.

Shirin Attarian, MD

Specialties

Hematology-Oncology

Clinical Interests

head and neck cancer

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Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Language
  • English
  • Farsi
Gender
Female
Medical School
Shahid Beheshti Medical University
Residency
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Fellowship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical CenterHematology/Oncology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Shirin Attarian is a board-certified UCI Health medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients with head and neck cancer.

She earned her medical degree at Shahid Beheshti Medical University in Tehran, Iran. She pursued a post-doctoral research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology/oncology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Prior to joining UCI, Attarian served as an assistant professor at Northwell Health Cancer Institute in New York.

Attarian's research interests include evaluating innovative treatment protocols for patients with head and neck cancer in clinical trials, improving the quality of life and symptoms in patients with head and neck cancer and clinical-epidemiological studies of head and neck cancer.

She is deeply committed to providing leading-edge, compassionate, personalized, evidence-based and multidisciplinary care to her patients.

Attarian, who also speaks Farsi, sees patients at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange.

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