News Release

February 28, 2012

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

Ob/Gyn Joins UConn Health Center

Dr. Zhiquan Zhao Has Expertise in Minimally Invasive Procedures

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė Dr. Zhiquan Zhao, an experienced obstetrician and gynecologist with expertise in minimally invasive surgical procedures, is now seeing patients at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Zhao is a graduate of China Medical University. He residency trained in general surgery at Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing and in ob/gyn at the Detroit Medical Centerís Hutzel Womenís Hospital. He also completed a research fellowship in cancer biology/pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He joins the UConn Health Center from private practice.

Zhao, who lives in Farmington, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is also certified in robotic gynecological surgery, including hysterectomy. He speaks English and Chinese.

More information about the UConn Health Centerís Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is available at To schedule an appointment, call 860-679-7692 or 800-535-6232.

Caption: Dr. Zhiquan Zhao, an ob/gyn with expertise in minimally invasive surgery, is now seeing patients at the UConn Health Center.

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