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

800 Connecticut Boulevard
East Hartford, CT 06108

1115 West Street
Southington, CT 06489

Board Certifications:
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolChina Medical UniversityMedicine
ResidencyPeking Union Medical College HospitalGeneral Surgery
FellowshipMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterCancer Biology/Pathology
InternshipHutzel Women's HospitalObstetrics and Gynecology
ResidencyHutzel Women’s Hospital, Wayne State UniversityObstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Educator of the year. Family Medicine Residency ProgramMercy Health System
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.