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Amber Afzal, MBBS

Second-year Fellow
Began fellowship in 2016

Clinical Focus

  • Benign hematology
  • Myeloproliferative disease

Research Focus

  • Cancer associated thrombosis
  • Myeloproliferative disease
  • Pancytopenia

Type of Research

  • Clinical/outcome research


HSSC (premedical), Fauji Foundation College for Girls, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
MBBS, Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Post-graduate Training
Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH


  • Impact of RBC and platelet transfusions in AML patients undergoing remission induction therapy
    Pleyer C, Afzal A
    Blood 2015;126:2127 (published ahead of print Dec 3, 2015)
  • Impact of a cancer associated thrombosis clinic on reducing hospitalization for venous thromboembolism; a Cleveland Clinic experience
    Afzal A, Khorana A
    Blood 2015;126:5588 (published ahead of print Dec 4, 2015
  • Cisplatin and diabetes insipidus
    Afzal A, Saeed F
    Published online on NKF, December 2015