Melkon DomBourian, MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Anatomic and Clinical (2013)
Fellowships:
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program, Chemical Pathology (2014)
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program, Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine (2015)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIH Extramural Research Fellow (University of Wisconsin School of Medicine) (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director, Core Lab and Point of Care Testing, Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Transfusion Medicine Attending

Recognition & Awards

  • Summit Award, University of Colorado Department of Pathology (2019)
    Resident selected and given for excellence in teaching and the education of pathologists.
  • Pathologist of the Year, University of Colorado Department of Pathology (2018)
  • Summit Award, University of Colorado Department of Pathology (2016)
    Resident selected and given for excellence in teaching and the education of pathologists.

Publications

  • Kuldanek S, Pasko B, DomBourian M, Annen K. Cellular Therapy in Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies. Clin Lab Med. 2021 Mar;41(1):121-132. PubMed PMID: 33494880
  • Annen K, Morrison TE, DomBourian MG, McCarthy MK, Huey L, Merkel PA, Andersen G, Schwartz E, Knight V. Presence and short-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors. Transfusion. 2021 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33452828
  • Taylor SC, Hurst B, Charlton CL, Bailey A, Kanji JN, McCarthy MK, Morrison TE, Huey L, Annen K, DomBourian MG, Knight V. A New SARS CoV-2 Dual Purpose Serology Test: Highly Accurate Infection Tracing and Neutralizing Antibody Response Detection. J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33500361
  • Huey L, Andersen G, Merkel PA, Morrison TE, McCarthy M, DomBourian MG, Annen K, Dawson ED, Rowlen KL, Knight V. Evaluation of a multiplexed coronavirus antigen array for detection of SARS-CoV-2 specific IgG in COVID-19 convalescent plasma. J Immunol Methods. 2021 Oct;497:113104. PubMed PMID: 34303688
  • Annen K, DomBourian MG. Perceptions on acceptability and reported consumption of marijuana by blood donors prior to donation in the recreational use state of Colorado, USA. Vox Sang. 2021 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34291819
  • Schultz JS, McCarthy MK, Rester C, Sabourin KR, Annen K, DomBourian M, Eisenmesser E, Frazer-Abel A, Knight V, Jaenisch T, Morrison TE, Rochford R, Kedl RM. Development and Validation of a Multiplex Microsphere Immunoassay Using Dried Blood Spots for SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence: Application in First Responders in Colorado, USA. J Clin Microbiol. 2021 May 19;59(6). PubMed PMID: 33795412
  • Taylor SC, Hurst B, Charlton CL, Bailey A, Kanji JN, McCarthy MK, Morrison TE, Huey L, Annen K, DomBourian MG, Knight V. A New SARS-CoV-2 Dual-Purpose Serology Test: Highly Accurate Infection Tracing and Neutralizing Antibody Response Detection. J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Mar 19;59(4). PubMed PMID: 33500361
  • Kuldanek S, Pasko B, DomBourian M, Annen K. Cellular Therapy in Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies. Clin Lab Med. 2021 Mar;41(1):121-132. PubMed PMID: 33494880
  • Annen K, Morrison TE, DomBourian MG, McCarthy MK, Huey L, Merkel PA, Andersen G, Schwartz E, Knight V. Presence and short-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors. Transfusion. 2021 Apr;61(4):1148-1159. PubMed PMID: 33452828
  • DomBourian MG, Annen K, Huey L, Andersen G, Merkel PA, Jung S, Dominguez SR, Knight V. Analysis of COVID-19 convalescent plasma for SARS-CoV-2 IgG using two commercial immunoassays. J Immunol Methods. 2020 Nov;486:112837. PubMed PMID: 32828791
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Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), Member
  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), Member
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Member
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP), Member

Practice Locations

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

UCHealth Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine, Board Certification (2015)
  • Chemical Pathology, Board Certification (2014)
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Board Certification (2013)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Anatomic and Clinical (2013)
Fellowships:
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program, Chemical Pathology (2014)
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program, Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine (2015)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIH Extramural Research Fellow (University of Wisconsin School of Medicine) (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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