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Saurabh Dahiya, MBBS

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Cellular Immunotherapy in Leukemia and Lymphoma

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-1230

Education and Training

Fellowship- Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Fellowship- Hematology and Oncology, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University, Springfield, MA.

Fellowship- Neuro-Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH.

Residency- Internal Medicine, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University, Springfield, MA.

Medical School- Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. 


Saurabh Dahiya, MD, FACP is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Dahiya is a triple board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. His clinical focus includes the care of patients undergoing Allogeneic or Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and cellular immunotherapy for hematologic conditions. His research interests include translational research and conducting clinical trials in the fields of Adoptive T-cell therapy, such as CAR-T cell therapy, and stem cell transplantation.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Cell therapy, Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation, GVHD, CAR-T cells, Transplant Immunology

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Awards and Affiliations

2011                            Awarded Resident Leader certificate and Certification of Completion for participation at LEAN program at Baystate Medical Center, MA

2011                            Awarded certification of ‘Top three posters’ at Massachusetts Medical Society Annual Meeting, MA

2012                            Awarded Notable Teaching Award for Contribution in Medical Clerkship at Tufts University, MA

2016                            Awarded with Honorary Fellowship-FACP by American College of Physicians (ACP)

2016                            Advocacy Leadership Institute Alumni at American Society of Hematology (ASH), Washington D.C

2019                            Hematology Section Editor, Critical Reviews in Oncology and Hematology

2019                            Preceptor Recognition Award for Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course, University of Maryland School of Medicine

2019                            Associate Member, Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Program, University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

2019                            American Association in Cancer Research/American Society for Clinical Oncology, Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop Alumni, Vail, CO.

2019                            Biennial International Society for Cellular Therapy and American Society of Transplantation and Cell Therapy Cell Therapy Training Course Scholar (among six scholars from North America), Philadelphia, PA.

2020                            Faculty Teacher of the Year Award by Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

In the News

2019: Cancer Survivor Running Maryland Half Marathon To Benefit Center That Treated Him:

2019: Panelist, Association of Healthcare Journalists,