Armin Ghobadi, MD

Armin Ghobadi, MD

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Medical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Section of Bone Marrow Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As a member of our leukemia and lymphoma specialist teams, Dr. Ghobadi cares for patients diagnosed with leukemia and lymphoma through treatment and recovery. Learn more about Dr. Ghobadi and the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Siteman.


  • 2001: MD, University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tehran, Iran


  • 2006 - 2007: Intern, internal medicine, University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, Dallas
  • 2007 - 2009: Resident, University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine
  • 2009 - 2012: Fellow, hematology and oncology, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2012 - 2014: Fellow, stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Board Certification

  • 2009: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2013: American Board of Internal Medicine, hematology
  • 2014: American Board of Internal Medicine, medical oncology

Selected Research Publications

Tumor immune contexture is a determinant of anti-CD19 CAR T cell efficacy in large B cell lymphoma.
  • Scholler N, Perbost R, Locke FL, [...] Ghobadi A, [...] Galon J
  • Nat Med 2022
NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma, Version 3.2022.
  • Wierda WG, Brown J, Abramson JS, [...] Ghobadi A, [...] Sundar H
  • J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2022
Hematopoietic cell transplantation donor-derived memory-like NK cells functionally persist after transfer into patients with leukemia.
  • Berrien-Elliott MM, Foltz JA, Russler-Germain DA, [...] Ghobadi A, [...] Fehniger TA
  • Sci Transl Med 2022
Axicabtagene Ciloleucel as Second-Line Therapy for Large B-Cell Lymphoma.
  • Locke FL, Miklos DB, Jacobson CA, [...] Ghobadi A, [...] Westin JR
  • N Engl J Med 2022
Biomarkers associated with blinatumomab outcomes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • Wei AH, Ribera JM, Larson RA, [...] Ghobadi A, [...] Kantarjian H
  • Leukemia 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • South St. Louis County

    5225 Midamerica Plaza
    St. Louis, MO 63129

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