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Nikolai Podoltsev, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Hematology); Duffy Firm Chief for Education, Department of Internal Medicine; Associate Director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Nikolai Podoltsev is an Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology). His practice is focused on management of patients with acute leukemias, including acute myeloid leukemias (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) as well as myeloid neoplasms like myelodisplastic syndromes (MDS) and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), such as polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET), myelofibrosis (MF), and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) among others. He also provides care for patients with aplastic anemia and bone marrow failure syndromes and follows patients with clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP), and systemic mastocytosis and hypereosinophilic syndrome. He is the director of the Hematology/Leukemia Tumor Board.

As the Associate Director of the Yale Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program and Yale-New Haven Hospital Duffy Firm Chief for Education, Dr. Podoltsev is involved in organizing and providing hematology education for hematology/medical oncology fellows, internal medicine residents, and medical students. The Yale Cancer Outcomes Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center membership helps Dr. Podoltsev to study epidemiology, and the patterns of care and outcomes of patients with hematological malignancies. Dr. Podoltsev is engaged in the clinical research programs of the Leukemia Disease Aligned Research Team (DART) as a Principal Investigator for multiple clinical trials enrolling patients with acute leukemias and myeloid malignancies.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2010)
  • Chief Resident
    Hospital of St Raphael (2001)
  • Resident
    Hospital of St Raphael (2000)
  • Fellow
    St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University (1997)
  • PhD
    Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg (1997)
  • Resident
    St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University (1995)
  • MD
    Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg (1993)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Yale Cancer Center Award for Clinical Excellence2022
The David S. Fischer, MD Annual Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in HematologyYale Cancer Center2021
The David S. Fischer, MD Annual Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in HematologyYale Cancer Center2017
The David S. Fischer, MD Annual Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in HematologyYale Cancer Center2011

Departments & Organizations