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Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia

Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
Las Vegas, NV
27 years experience male

Locations

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

Address

9280 West Sunset Rd Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV
Directions

Practice website

Fax

7029521244

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Sometimes!: When you request to donate your blood, blood bank services first checks your blood count to make sure you are not anemic. Donating blood will cause y... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Yes but: Chemotherapy can cause early menopause. Still, many could get pregnant after chemotherapy. A lot of variation from one person to another. Advise eval... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Large platelets or .: Mpv means mean platelet volume. It may increase if large or 'young' platelets are in the blood. Or falsely elevated due to platelet aggregation - ca... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Depends: Very low platelets can increase risk of bleeding - obviously could be dangerous. Very high platelets (usually above a million) could increase risk of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Fatigue, and ...: In this condition, vitamin B12 is not absorbed and patients become B12 deficient. Results in anemia (low red cells), fatigue. If anemia is severe, pat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Not recommended.: Any invasive manipulation of the skin while on certain blood thinners may increase risk of bleeding or significant/symptomatic bruises. Partly depends... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Notify your doctor: Chest pain with ambulation could be related to heart disease & her doctor should be notified for evaluation; it may be angina. Light headedness could... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Practically none: From a "coagulation" stand point, a low protein c is clinically significant i.e. Increased risk of clots and possibly risk of miscarriage. Protein c ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Ok: Rituximab is not chemo; it is a monoclonal antibody and based on that alone a glass of wine is not contraindicated. Check with your doctor to see if w... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
It's a hormone: It is released by the kidneys and stimulates the bone marrow cells to make red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to all over th... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Low but...: If you are asking about RDW that is part of a CBC report in United States, a value lower than 80 is usually considered low (different labs may have di... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Many reasons: May be bug bite, may be medication related, may be due to a blood problem that is causing easy bruising, it could also be due to a connective tissue p... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
No direct relation: Avastin (bevacizumab)'s main function is to inhibit blood vessel formation. Due to importance of blood vessel formation in wound healing, it can cause... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
May be: Vegetarians are at risk of certain vitamin deficiencies. A common cause of anemia in vegetarian is B12 deficient. Symptoms could be - related to anemi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Depends: Many have low white count that is benign & no symptoms. It may also be due to a recent infection, medication, excessive alcohol intake, or underlying... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Advanced stage: When bone marrow cells move to spleen/liver, it may mean bone marrow is failing & cannot make blood cells effectively. Therefore, the spleen & liver ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Find the reason ....: Your doctor could investigate the underlying cause of your anemia... At age 37, iron deficiency is more common. Subsequently, appropriate treatment... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Yes: Prostate cancer has high tendency to spread to the bones & bone pain is rather common. There are a lot of treatment options available including hormo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Fevers, back pain...: If the infection spreads to the kidneys, you may experience back or flank pain, fevers, chills, drenching sweats, malaise, nausea, blood in urine. I... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Depends! .See below: Low platelets by itself does not usually cause headaches. Headaches could be part of a rare condition with low platelets called ttp that is a medical ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 27 years experience
Could be.: Inflammation and infection among other things could also cause bladder wall thickening. We usually ask urologist to evaluate. May need cystoscopy.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sanatinia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sanatinia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for you informative reply Dr :-)
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Thank You Dr. Sanatinia, I appreciate your time and helpful answer.
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This saved my life. Thank You! Vorrei sapere di più

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

University of Pittsburgh

Awards

Top Oncologist and Hematologist , Second Place, Nevada - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Nevada Oncological Society
Clark County Medical Society, Board member
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