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Dobri Kiprov
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Therapeutic Apheresis Pioneer, Immunotherapist, Medical Director, Writer, Physician, Immunologist, Educator
Guest Biography

Dobri Kiprov, MD, HP is internationally recognized as a pioneer and a leading expert in the field of Therapeutic Apheresis. Dr. Kiprov. is Chief of the Division of Immunotherapy at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California and Medical Director of Apheresis Care Group (ACG).

He has worked in the field of therapeutic apheresis for more than 25 years and has published extensively on this subject. Dr. Kiprov served two terms on the American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) Board of Directors and created the first ASFA educational video program.

He is also the first physician to take and pass the Hemapheresis Practitioner Exam (ASCP).

Dr. Kiprov is the recipient of the ASFA Presidential Award for his pioneering workand numerous contributions to the field of apheresis and the Society.

Dr. Kiprov is one of the first physicians in the United States to complete a formal fellowship program in Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology (Massachusettes General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, sponsored by the NIH). Dr. Kiprov’s accomplishments in the field of Immunology are reflected in his numerous publications including the first description of new immunologically related syndromes.

With his immunology and apheresis background, Dr. Kiprov has been a part of the first trials of immunotherapy (cell therapies) and is currently involved in several projects involving cell vaccines and stem cell therapies.

Dr. Kiprov’s extensive experience with immune system disorders has led to the development of educational programs that foster immune system health and longevity through his unique approach combining appealing eating habits and physical activities.