Physician Profile

Zhiquan Zhao, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Office Locations:

Charlotte Johnson Hollfelder Center for Women's Health
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Obstetrics and Gynecology
800 Connecticut Boulevard, 1st Floor
East Hartford, CT 06108

Obstetrics and Gynecology
1115 West Street
Southington, CT 06489

Board Certifications:
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolChina Medical UniversityMedicine
FellowshipMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterCancer Biology/Pathology
InternshipHutzel Women's HospitalObstetrics and Gynecology
ResidencyPeking Union Medical College HospitalGeneral Surgery
ResidencyHutzel Women’s Hospital, Wayne State UniversityObstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Minimally invasive gynecologic procedures including robotic surgeries

Languages Other than English:
  • Chinese
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ewing sarcomas with p53 mutation or p16/p14ARF homozygous deletion: a highly lethal subset associated with poor chemoresponse. Huang, Hsuan-Ying; Illei, Peter B; Zhao, Zhiquan; Mazumdar, Madhu; Huvos, Andrew G; Healey, John H; Wexler, Leonard H; Gorlick, Richard; Meyers, Paul; Ladanyi, Marc. (2005). Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 3, (23), 548-58.

Epigenetic and genetic loss of Hic1 function accentuates the role of p53 in tumorigenesis. Chen, Wenyong; Cooper, Timothy K; Zahnow, Cynthia A; Overholtzer, Michael; Zhao, Zhiquan; Ladanyi, Marc; Karp, Judith E; Gokgoz, Nalan; Wunder, Jay S; Andrulis, Irene L; Levine, Arnold J; Mankowski, Joseph L; Baylin, Stephen B. (2004). Cancer cell, 4, (6), 387-98.

Divergent patterns of telomere maintenance mechanisms among human sarcomas: sharply contrasting prevalence of the alternative lengthening of telomeres mechanism in Ewing's sarcomas and osteosarcomas. Ulaner, Gary A; Hoffman, Andrew R; Otero, Jesse; Huang, Hsuan-Ying; Zhao, Zhiquan; Mazumdar, Madhu; Gorlick, Richard; Meyers, Paul; Healey, John H; Ladanyi, Marc. (2004). Genes, chromosomes & cancer, 2, (41), 155-62.

Absence of a telomere maintenance mechanism as a favorable prognostic factor in patients with osteosarcoma. Ulaner, Gary A; Huang, Hsuan-Ying; Otero, Jesse; Zhao, Zhiquan; Ben-Porat, Leah; Satagopan, Jaya M; Gorlick, Richard; Meyers, Paul; Healey, John H; Huvos, Andrew G; Hoffman, Andrew R; Ladanyi, Marc. (2003). Cancer research, 8, (63), 1759-63.

The identification of an endonuclease that cleaves within an HuR binding site in mRNA. Zhao, Z; Chang, F C; Furneaux, H M. (2000). Nucleic acids research, 14, (28), 2695-701.