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Dr. Emad Elquza, medical director, UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Emad Elquza, MD



Clinical Interests

colon cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • English
Medical School
Flinders University of South Australia
University of Arizona College of MedicineInternal Medicine
University of Arizona College of MedicineHematology/Oncology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Medical director and physician-in-chief — UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
More Information

Dr. Emad Elquza is a board-certified UCI Health medical oncologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the colon, liver and pancreas. He serves as medical director and physician-in-chief of the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

He earned his medical degree from Flinders University of South Australia School of Medicine in Adelaide. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, where he also completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology. Prior to joining the UCI School of Medicine, Elquza was executive medical director at Banner Health as well as medical director at the Arizona Cancer Center, both in Tucson.

Elquza research interests include the study of stem cell mobilization in patients treated with bone marrow transplantation.

UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000
Fax: 855-211-3729