Radhika Acharya-Leon, DO
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Medical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (1998)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Michigan (MI) (1994)
Internship:
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Program (1999)
Residency:
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2001)
Fellowships:
  • Henry Ford Hospital Program, Hematology and Oncology (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Medical Oncology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine-Medical Oncology
  • Section Chief Medical Oncology Service Line HRH

Practice Locations

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch Cancer Care - Medical Oncology
1500 Park Central Drive, Suite 101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1100

Lone Tree Breast Center
9544 Park Meadows Dr
Suite 100
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-553-1200

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Diane O'Connor Thompson Breast Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1030

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Hematology, Board Certification (2005, 2015)
  • Cancer / Oncology, Board Certification (2006, 2016)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2002)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Breast Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Anal Cancer
  • Cancers - Colorectal Cancer
  • Cancers - Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Cancers - Pancreatic Cancer
  • Cancers - Testicular Cancer
  • Cancers - Prostate Cancer
  • Cancers - Lymphoma
  • Cancers - Bladder Cancer
  • Cancers - Kidney Cancer
  • Cancers - Myeloma
Care Philosophy
Dr. Acharya has been practicing since 2005. She is board certified in both Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Acharya has an emphasis in breast, GI and GU cancers and is well versed in all areas of hematology and oncology. She has a strong motivation to care for patients and focuses on their desires and goals. She tailors her treatment plans to the goals of the individual patient and values quality of life above all. She believes in honest and open communication and educating her patients but ultimately allows her patients to choose for oneself based on their values and belief system. Dr. Acharya prides herself in being up to date on the cutting edge of technology. One of her main reasons for being part of the UC Health system is to blend the benefits of a university based system and its resources with the comfort of a community location. In the past, Dr. Acharya has led the cancer program at Littleton Adventist Hospital with being the chair of the Commission on Cancer and co-director of the breast program.

Personal Interests
Dr. Acharya is married with twin children. She loves adventures, travel, tennis and skiing. She has many other interests including music and outdoor recreation.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (1998)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Michigan (MI) (1994)
Internships:
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Program (1999)
Residency Programs:
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2001)
Fellowships:
  • Henry Ford Hospital Program, Hematology and Oncology (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Medical Oncology
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