Azam Farooqui, MD joined Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers in August 2020. He obtained his medical degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois and completed his Internal Medicine training at Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Following residency, he completed his fellowship in Hematology & Medical Oncology at Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Farooqui specializes in lung, head & neck malignancies and hematologic disorders. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology as well as the American Society of Hematology. He is also a member of the ASH Grassroots Network which focuses effort on affecting healthcare policy for patients with hematologic conditions. He has participated in the ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute and traveled to Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to advocate for patients. He is also invested in education and is currently the subspecialty coordinator of Hematology/Oncology for the new Dignity Health Internal Medicine Residency Program in the East Valley. He is at present an investigator in research trials.
Dr. Farooqui is committed to providing personalized and innovative care to his patients. He especially enjoys getting to know his patients on a personal level to better align himself with their treatment goals and expectations. He has been selected by his professional peers as a Top Doc in PHOENIX Magazine. He is married to his wife who is a Gastroenterologist, and they have a 3-year-old daughter and an Australian Shepherd.