Irfan Firdaus, DO, is a native of Cleveland. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Case Western Reserve University. His medical degree came from Des Moines University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Iowa. Following graduation, he completed a traditional internship at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo and internal medicine training at Lutheran General Medical Center in Chicago. He then chose to specialize in hematology and medical oncology by completing his fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Dr. Firdaus specializes in treating patients with all forms of cancers and blood disorders. He has added interest in gastrointestinal cancers where he has also been actively involved in research, including as principal investigator for numerous gastrointestinal cancer clinical trials. He has presented his research at major international meetings. His additional interests include treating gynecologic and genitourinary cancers, especially ovarian and prostate cancers.
Dr. Firdaus is annually named one of the best local physicians by both Cincy and Cincinnati magazines. He is a member of the Ohio State Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association and serves on the Cancer Care, Peer Review and Length of Stay committees at The Christ Hospital Health Network.
Dr. Firdaus is committed to caring for the patients as a person and not just a disease -- striving to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based and cutting-edge treatment available for his patients. He understands patients may be overwhelmed after a cancer diagnosis and is dedicated to spending as much time as needed with patients to ensure they understand the plan and have their questions answered.
In his spare time, Dr. Firdaus likes to spend time with his family. He enjoys traveling, running and reading. He is an avid fan of professional Cleveland sports as well as The Ohio State University football program.