Emad Elquza, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UACC - North Campus
Medical Director, UACC - Orange Grove Campus
Phone Number: 
(520) 694-4106
Patient Appointments: 
(520) 694-CURE
Professional Bio: 

Dr. Emad Elquza is the Medical Director of Clinical Oncology Services at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson and the Associate Director of Clinical Services at The University of Arizona Cancer Center. In these roles, he serves at the Chief Physician Official of the Cancer-related services.  He leads the program's strategic vision and aligns the goals and quality of the program. 

He completed his training in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the University of Arizona. After serving as the Chief Fellow he joined the Division of Hematology/Oncology in 2010. Dr. Elquza received his medical degree from the Flinders University School of Medicine in Adelaide, Australia, and an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Southern California. 

He specializes in cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, which include colon cancer, rectal cancer, esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, and cancer of the pancreas.

He is actively involved in research and his interests include the development of novel treatment options for patients with pancreatic cancer. In addition, he is the Director of Clinical Research at the University of Arizona Cancer Center — Orange Grove Campus.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medical Oncology.

Click here to see a list of Dr. Elquza's active clinical trials.

Clinical Information

Disease or Clinical Specialty: 
Anal Cancer
Barrett Esophagus
Bile Duct Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Carcinoid Tumor
Colon-Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Liver Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Rectal Cancer
Renal Cancer
Testicular Cancer

Research Information

Research Program: 
Therapeutic Development

Professional Information

Board Certifications & Licenses: 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology - Subspecialty

Academic Information

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Chief Fellow
University of Arizona
Medical School: 
Flinders University of South Australia
Undergraduate School: 
University of Southern California