Karen Ortiz Cruz, MD

Primary Specialty

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Special Interests


Hematologic Malignancies


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.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Read more about Dr. Ortiz- Cruz here.

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Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica


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

Board Certification

Board Certified in Hematology & Medical Oncology

Contact Information:

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

Phone (Chandler):     480-821-2838
Fax (Chandler):          480-821-9444