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Karen Ortiz Cruz, MD

Primary Specialty

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Dr. Ortiz Cruz joined Ironwood Cancer & Research Center in September 2014, after completing her hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the University of South Carolina in Charleston. She completed two years of research at the National Cancer Institute | National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland where she was involved with clinical research in radiation oncology in addition to work with medical oncology.

Dr. Ortiz Cruz also completed an internal medicine residency training program at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix. She has published several articles in scientific journals and presented at various meetings. Dr. Cruz’s specializes in solid tumor and hematologic disorders with a special interest in breast, colon cancer and lymphoma. Dr. Cruz’s goal is to deliver the best care available for her patients by providing personalized treatment planning in conjunction with cutting-edge therapy.

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine
Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC                      
Hematology & Medical Oncology

Board Certification
Board Certified in Hematology & Medical Oncology

Click here to see Dr. Ortiz Cruz’s complete curriculum vitae.

Dr. Karen Ortiz Cruz is fluent in English and Spanish and sees patients for Hematology and Medical Oncology at our Chandler and Mesa (Dobson) locations.