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Emily Ho, MD, MS

Primary Specialty

Breast Surgical Oncology

Dr. Ho joined Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers in September, 2017. Dr. Ho is a Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Breast Oncology Fellowship trained breast surgeon. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery.  She completed her Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, CA. During her fellowship, she also trained at the University of California, Los Angles (UCLA). This prestigious fellowship afforded Dr. Ho the opportunity to conduct cutting edge clinical research while performing innovative surgeries including: oncoplastic breast surgery, skin sparing and nipple sparing mastectomies, arm port placement for chemotherapy, cryoablation, and intraoperative radiation therapy.

Dr. Ho began her journey to medicine through engineering. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at the California Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Engineering at UCLA. After a successful career as a software engineer, she returned to school to complete her medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI where she was the President of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association.

Her engineering training contributed to her attention to detail and technical precision, leading her to pursue a career in surgery. She completed her general surgery residency at the Nassau University Medical Center in New York where she conducted research focusing on patient outcomes in trauma care.

She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the TARGIT Collaborative Group.

Outside of work, Dr. Ho enjoys spending time with family, travelling, outdoor activities, cooking, gardening, and water sports.

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI


General Surgery, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY


Breast Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery


Dr. Ho sees patients at our Gilbert, Mesa (Arbor), and Mesa (Mountain Vista) Ironwood Cancer and Research Center offices.

Direct Contact Information for Dr. Ho


Address:  3686 S. Rome St., Gilbert, AZ 85297

Phone:  480-792-6006

Fax:  480-427-3339


Mesa (Arbor)

Address: 6111 E. Arbor Ave., Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone:  480-792-6006

Fax:  480-427-3339


Mesa (Mtn. Vista)

Address:  10238 E. Hampton Ave., Mesa, AZ 85209

Phone:  480-792-6006

Fax:  480-427-3339