Veli Bakalov, MD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Hematologist/Medical Oncologist

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine - General)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology)

Other Languages

Turkish, Ukrainian, Russian, Crimean Tatar

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



Education & Training

Medical SchoolOndokuz Mayis University, School of Medicine, Turkey
ResidencyInternal Medicine - Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
FellowshipHematology and Medical Oncology - Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
FellowshipResearch Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


Jayakrishnan T, Haag A, Mealy S, Minich C, Attah A, Turk M, Alrifai N, Alhuneafat L, Khoury F, Nasrullah A, Wedgeworth P, Mosley M, Vashistha K, Bakalov V, Chaturvedi A, Sangli S. Novel Coronavirus Infection (COVID-19) Related Thrombotic and Bleeding Complications in Critically Ill Patients: Experience from an Academic Medical Center. J Clin Med. 2021 Nov 30;10(23):5652. doi: 10.3390/jcm10235652. PMID: 34884354; PMCID: PMC8658413.

Jayakrishnan T, Nasrullah A, Wedgeworth P, Mosley M, Haag A, Vashistha K, Mealy S, Khoury F, Bakalov V, Chaturvedi A, Manzi S, Kapetanos A. Admission Characteristics and Mortality Risk Among Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19. Infect Dis Clin Pract (Baltim Md). 2021 Sep;29(5):e332-e333. doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000001050. Epub 2021 Jun 25. PMID: 34539167; PMCID: PMC8436812.

Nasrullah A, Jayakrishnan T, Wedgeworth P, Mosley M, Vashistha K, Haag A, Bakalov V, Chaturvedi A, Manzi S, Kapetanos A. Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units in a Large Health System in Western Pennsylvania. Cureus. 2021 Jul 22;13(7):e16552. doi: 10.7759/cureus.16552. PMID: 34430159; PMCID: PMC8379706.

Shaikh PM, Singh SA, Alite F, Vargo JA, Emami B, Wu MJ, Jacobson G, Bakalov V, Small W Jr, Dahshan B, Weir J, Renz PB, Harkenrider MM. Radiation Toxicity in Patients With Collagen Vascular Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Case-Control Studies. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Dec 1;111(5):1214-1226. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2021.08.006. Epub 2021 Aug 19. PMID: 34418468.

Bakalov V, Jayakrishnan TT, Abel S, Hilton C, Rusia B, Wegner RE. The use of adjuvant radiation therapy in male breast cancer and its impact on outcomes. Cancer Treat Res Commun. 2021;27:100359. doi: 10.1016/j.ctarc.2021.100359. Epub 2021 Mar 22. PMID: 33812181.