Daniel O. Persky, MD

  • Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
  • Associate Director of Clinical Investigations
  • Principal Investigator, Lymphoma Clinical Research Team

Dr. Persky serves as a Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  He specializes in Hematology/Oncology, particularly in lymphoid malignancies, such as lymphoma, CLL, and others. Dr. Persky received his Bachelor's Degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.  He completed his internship and residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, then returned to New York to complete a three-year fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Persky is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, subspeciality of Medical Oncology.

  • MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2000
Honors and Awards
  • Harvard College Scholarship, 1992-1996
  • Ford Research Grant, 1994, 1995
  • National Cancer Institute Research Fellowship, 1997
  • Poster Finalist, ACP Minnesota and National Associates Research Competition, 2002
  • Mortimer J. Lacher Fellowship Award, 2004, 2005
  • ASH Clinical Research Training Institute, 2005
  • ASH Travel Award, 2005
  • SWOG Young Investigator Training Award, 2007
  • SWOG Coltman Fellowship Award, 2010
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program, 2012
  • Best Doctors® 2013, 2013
  • Mayo Rochester, Internal Medicine, 2003
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hematology/Oncology, 2006
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology - Subspecialty