Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Gabriel Isaza

August 14, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (August 14, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Gabriel Isaza, MD, who will join the Department of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Dermatology.

Isaza is coming to Fox Chase from Temple University Hospital, where he was chief resident in the dermatology residency program.

He received his medical degree from University of Panama School of Medicine in Panama City, Panama. Isaza also completed his medical internship through the University of Panama at Arnulfo Arias Madrid Metropolitan Hospital, St. Thomas Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and Nicolas Solano Hospital. Through the program he was trained in surgery, OB/GYN, pediatrics, psychiatry, and emergency medical services.

Isaza remained at Nicolas Solano Hospital and became the chief medical intern in the department of medicine. He then went back to Arnulfo Arias Madrid Metropolitan Hospital for his dermatology residency and was later chief resident. At the University of California, San Francisco, he was a postdoctoral fellow in HIV dermatology.

He has volunteered at the dermatology clinic at Puentes de Salud Health and Wellness Center through Penn Medicine, providing health care to underserved populations in Philadelphia.

Isaza is a member of the American Medical Association, the Panamanian Society of Dermatology, the Ibero-Latin American College of Dermatology, and is an International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

He has been published in multiple clinical research publications and presented at several scientific meetings. He is fluent in Spanish.

Isaza will begin work at Fox Chase on August 17, 2020.

The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and its affiliates (collectively “Fox Chase Cancer Center”), a member of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence five consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.


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