Deepa Jeyakumar MD

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Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Medicine
School of Medicine

Medical Director, Douglas Hospital Units 76 & 78 (Oncology)

M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, 2005, Medicine
B.A., Bryn Mawr College, 2000

Phone: (714) 456-5153
Fax: (714) 456-2242

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South
Building 200, Room 449
Mail Code: 4061
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Leukemias, Lymphomas, Myelodysplastic syndrome
Awards and Honors
Orange County Physician of Excellence, Orange Coast Magazine/OCMA - 2019
Southern California Rising Star, Los Angeles - 2018
Southern California Rising Star, Los Angeles - 2017
Southern California Rising Star, Los Angeles - 2016
Teacher of the Year for Division of Hematology/Oncology - 2014
1. Jeyakumar, D., Sprague, K., Miller, K.B., Klein, A., Klingemann, H. (2011). Clofarabine for Cytoreduction prior to Allogeneic Transplant Conditioning for Refractory Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. Poster, ASBMT 2012.
2. Jeyakumar, D., Zibelman, M., Hurth, R., Krauz, L., Saraf, S., Molokie, R. and Desimone, J. Fever in Hospitalized Adult patients with Sickle cell disease. Poster, ASH 2010. Blood 2010, Nov 19 supplement.
3. Bartram A., Jeyakumar D., VanCura, B., Halline, A., Abdominal Pain Masking a Choledochal Cyst. ACP Regional Conference. November 2007.
4. Vara, S., Jeyakumar, D., Reed, R.. Typical and Atypical Paraneoplastic Syndromes: A case of Hypercalcemia and Polymyalgia Rheumatica in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. ACP Regional Conference November 2006.
Book Chapters:
Jeyakumar, D and Miller, KB. Chapter 30 Acute myelogenous leukemia. Excellent care for cancer survivors: A guide to fully meet their needs in medical offices and in the community. K Miller ed. Praeger; 2011: 322-341.
1. Burdens J, Seida P, Jeyakumar D and Francl MM. An Ab Initio molecular study of reduction of carbonyls by alkylaluminum complexes. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling, 2005 Dec; 24(3): 195-202. PMID: 16126421.
2. Swiggard WJ, O’Doherty U, McGain D, Jeyakumar D and Malim MH. Long HIV type 1 reverse transcripts can accumulate stably within resting CD4+ T cells while short ones are degraded. AIDS Research Human Retroviruses. 2004, Mar; 20(3): 285-95. PMID: 15117452.
3. O’Doherty U, Swiggard WJ, Jeyakumar D, McGain D and Malim MH. A sensitive, quantitative assay for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 integration. Journal of Virology 2002, Nov; 76(21): 10942-50. PMID: 12368337.
Professional Societies
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Medical Oncology Association of Southern California (MOASC)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)
Medical Oncology Association of Southern California (MOASC)
Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO)
Other Experience
Clinical Instructor
Sickle Cell Center, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center 2008—2009

Medical Director, Douglas Hospital Units 76/78
UCI Health 2018—Pres

Internal Medicine Residency
University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center 2005—2008

Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
Tufts Medical Center 2009—2012

Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship
Stanford Medical Center 2012—2013

Research Center
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
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