Seyed H. Aleali, M.D., FACP

  • Swim Hematology Oncology
  • 2800 Main Street, 3rd fl
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • 203.382.2475
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  • Tehran University, Faculty of Medicine, M.D., Tehran, Iran, 1957-1964
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Tehran University, 1969-1970
  • Residency, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1972-1974
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1971
  • Fellowship, Hematology, Yale University School of Medicine and St. Vincent’s Hospital, CT, 1974-1976


Private Practice – Internal Medicine

  • Hematology/Oncology, Bridgeport, CT, 1978 to present
  • Associate Interist, HallBrooke Hospital, Westport, CT, 1975-1976
  • Private Practice, Tehran, Iran, 1966-1969

Military Service

  • Health Corp., Iran, 1964-1965, Exempted from United States Army


  • ECFMG, 1970
  • Flex, 1974
  • ABIM, Board Certified, 1980
  • ABIM-HEM, Board Certified, 1980

Academic Appointments

  • Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, New York, 1989 to present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1999 to present
  • Full Time Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology Section, Tehran, Iran, 1976-1977

Teaching Activities

  • Physical Diagnosis to second year Medical Students from New York Medical College, 1989 to present
  • Teaching attending Hematology Department, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT, 1979 to present
  • Lectures and case presentations for Residents, Interns, and Attendings, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT, 1979 to present

Chairman, Symposium

Terminal Cancer Symptom Management, American Cancer Society, 1988
• Bone Marrow Transplants and Solid Tumors, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 1992
• Breast Cancer, St. Vincent’s Hospital, 1993
• Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Treatment, Iranian American Medical Association, 1995
• Monthly case presentations on Tumao Board, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
• Consultant to Stratford Connecticut VNA, Hospice Program, 1995 to present

• State of Ohio, 1974
• State of Connecticut, 1974
• State of New York, 1977

Professional Society Affiliations
• American College of Physicians, Fellow, since 1992
• American Society of Internal Medicine
• American Society of Hematology
• Fairfield County Medical Association
• Connecticut State Medical Association
• American Medical Association
• Iranian American Medical Association, Trustee

Medical Organization Activities
• Immediate past President, Member, Board of Trustee of Fairfield County Medical Association, since 1989
• Councelor, CT State Medical Society Board of Trustee, 1998
• Chairman, Board of Censor FCMA, 1998
• Delegate, State Medical Society, since 1982
• Member, Board of Trustee, MD Health Plan (State Medical Society HMO), since 1968
• Member, Board of trustee, Greater Bridgeport Medical Association, since 1982 and past president, 1985-1986
• Member, Educational Advisory Committee of Fairfield County American Cancer Society
• Member, Hospital Committee on Cancer, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, since 1984
• Member, Claim Evaluation Committee, Fairfield County Medical Association, since 1990

Professional Society Affiliations
• American College of Physicians, Fellow, since 1992
Hospital Affiliations
• Attending, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
• Courtesy, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

• American Cancer Society, Ettinger Fellowship Award, 1990
• St. Vincent’s Medical Center Resident, Teacher of the Year, 1988
• AMA Physician Recognition Award with commendation, 1988, 1991, 1994, and 1998