Andrew Buresh was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended the University of Arizona for his undergraduate degree, where he received a double B.S. in biochemistry and Latin and was named Outstanding Graduating Senior in the College of Humanities. Dr. Buresh is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Following graduation from the U of A, Dr. Buresh attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine on scholarship, graduating with distinction. He completed his residency at the University of Arizona and his fellowship at the Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson. In the last year of his fellowship, he served as Chief Fellow, participating in research in the field of myelodysplasia. During his career, Dr. Buresh has written several articles on the subject, co-authored two book chapters, and has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In addition to his notoriety within the medical field, Dr. Buresh recently received the Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award, which recognizes the area’s leading businesspeople under the age of 40.
Dr. Buresh is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine. He is interested in all aspects of clinical oncology and hematology, with a particular interest in gastrointestinal, breast, lung, and prostate cancer, as well as myelodysplasia, coagulation disorders, lymphoma, and myeloma. With the establishment of Desert Springs Cancer Care, Dr. Buresh envisioned a warm and welcoming environment in which patients felt like a member of the family.
He and his wife are blessed to be the proud parents of three beautiful children. When not caring for patients, Dr. Buresh enjoys spending his time with family, exercising, reading, playing basketball, golf, guitar, and coaching youth sports. He speaks basic medical Spanish.