Taizo Nakano, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation

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Medical School:
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–Los Angeles (CA) (2002)
Residency:
  • Children's Hospital-Oakland Program, Pediatrics (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Medical Director, Vascular Malformation and Tumor Center

Publications

  • Munson DJ, Egelston CA, Chiotti KE, Parra ZE, Bruno TC, Moore BL, Nakano TA, Simons DL, Jimenez G, Yim JH, Rozanov DV, Falta MT, Fontenot AP, Reynolds PR, Leach SM, Borges VF, Kappler JW, Spellman PT, Lee PP, Slansky JE. Identification of shared TCR sequences from T cells in human breast cancer using emulsion RT-PCR. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jul 19;113(29):8272-7. PubMed PMID: 27307436

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
7720 South Broadway
Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80122
720-777-9840

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • UCHealth Memorial Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2009)
  • Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, Board Certification (2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Blood / Lymphatic System - Clotting Disorders
  • Blood / Lymphatic System
  • Blood / Lymphatic System - Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood / Lymphatic System - Blood Disorders
  • Cancers - Aplastic Anemia
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Blood and Marrow Transplant
  • Cancers - Chemotherapy
  • Cancers - Leukemia (Childhood)
  • Immune System - Immunodeficiency
  • Immune System
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Critical Care
Clinical Interest for Patients
My many clinical interests include general hematology, specifically inherited and acquired bone marrow failure syndromes, immune thrombocytopenia, inherited and acquired hemolytic anemias, iron metabolism, disorders of bleeding and clotting, and vascular birthmarks, malformations and tumors

Care Philosophy
Welcome to our family. We'll work towards answers, understanding and a personalized care plan together.

Personal Interests
Music provides inspiration in my life and my medical practice. From a concert crowd, to spontaneous karaoke with my children, to the middle of the outpatient clinic, expect both song and dance.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–Los Angeles (CA) (2002)
Residency Programs:
  • Children's Hospital-Oakland Program, Pediatrics (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation
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