Dr. Gorgun Akpek MD Hematologist

Dr. Gorgun Akpek is a hematologist in Gilbert, Arizona and is affiliated with University of Maryland Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Akpek accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at University of Maryland Medical Center who specialize in Hematology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Turkish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: Hematologic Oncology

Clinical Interests: Bone Marrow Transplantation

Hospital Affiliation

Banner Gateway Medical Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Ranked #39 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1995 - 1998

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Bone marrow transplantation , 1998 - 1999

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1985

Johns Hopkins University
Other Training, Clinical investigation, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2013

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Inactive license
Active through 2011

Publications & Presentations

Combination Immunotherapy after ASCT for Multiple Myeloma Using MAGE-A3/Poly-ICLC Immunizations Followed by Adoptive Transfer of Vaccine-Primed and Costimulated Autologous T Cells.
Rapoport, A. P.,Aqui, N. A.,Stadtmauer, E. A.,Vogl, D. T.,Xu, Y. Y.,Kalos, M.,Cai, L.,Fang, H. B.,Weiss, B. M.,Badros, A.,Yanovich, S.,Akpek, G.,Tsao, P.,Cross, A.,Mann, D.,Philip, S.,Kerr, N.,Brennan, A.,Zheng, Z.,Ruehle, K.,Milliron, T.,Strome, S. E.,Salazar, A. M.,Levine, B. L.,June, C. H.

Splenectomy as a measure to treat prolonged post-transplant cytopenia associated with hypersplenism.
Brauer, D. L.,Rapoport, A. P.,Yanovich, S.,Akpek, G.

Effect of Postremission Therapy before Reduced-Intensity Conditioning Allogeneic Transplantation for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in First Complete Remission.
Warlick, E. D.,Paulson, K.,Brazauskas, R.,Zhong, X.,Miller, A. M.,Camitta, B. M.,George, B.,Savani, B. N.,Ustun, C.,Marks, D. I.,Waller, E. K.,Baron, F.,Freytes, C. O.,Socie, G.,Akpek, G.,Schouten, H. C.,Lazarus, H. M.,Horwitz, E. M.,Koreth, J.,Cahn, J. Y.,Bornhauser, M.,Seftel, M.,Cairo, M. S.,Laughlin, M. J.,Sabloff, M.,Ringdén, O.,Gale, R. P.,Kamble, R. T.,Vij, R.,Gergis, U.,Mathews, V.,Saber, W.,Chen, Y. B.,Liesveld, J. L.,Cutler, C. S.,Ghobadi, A.,Uy, G. L.,Eapen, M.,Weisdorf, D. J.,Litzow

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
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