Dr. Divya Koura, MD

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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions
Dr. Divya Koura, MD
Divya T. Koura, MD is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who specializes in treating people with cancers of the blood and lymph system, including leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. She is part of the joint UC San Diego Health / Sharp Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program, which provides patients with the unique opportunity to receive care from the same physician throughout all phases of blood cancer treatment. This includes initial diagnosis, treatment to help achieve remission, care during stem cell transplant procedures, and follow-up survivorship care. As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Koura instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her clinical research focuses on graft versus host disease in stem cell transplantation patients. She has coauthored numerous abstracts and peer reviewed articles, and her work has appeared in Blood and Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, among others. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Koura was a hospitalist at The Queen’s Medical Center and a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. She completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology with a focus in bone marrow transplant at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Koura completed a residency in internal medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she also earned her medical degree. She is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. Dr. Koura is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

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Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Divya T. Koura, MD is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who specializes in treating people with cancers of the blood and lymph system, including leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. She is part of the joint UC San Diego Health / Sharp Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program, which provides patients with the unique opportunity to receive care from the same physician throughout all phases of blood cancer treatment. This includes initial diagnosis, treatment to help achieve remission, care during stem cell transplant procedures, and follow-up survivorship care.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Koura instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her clinical research focuses on graft versus host disease in stem cell transplantation patients. She has coauthored numerous abstracts and peer reviewed articles, and her work has appeared in Blood and Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, among others.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Koura was a hospitalist at The Queen’s Medical Center and a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. 

She completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology with a focus in bone marrow transplant at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Koura completed a residency in internal medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she also earned her medical degree. She is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology.

Dr. Koura is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 

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  •  Specializes in Hematology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis