Meet the Team | Neuro-Oncology | Michael Etzl, MD

Michael Etzl, MD is medical director of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and co-director of the Jaydie Lynn King Neuro-oncology Program. Dr. Etzl has been a member of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital hematology/oncology faculty since 1987.

A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Etzl received his bachelor of arts degree in biology from LaSalle University and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. His pediatric residency training was at Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital, and his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training was at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Etzl is committed to improving the survival and quality of life for Arizona’s children through comprehensive, family-centered care, education and research. His special interest is in clinical research, specifically in the area of pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors. He is an active participant in POETIC, Children’s Oncology Group, Society of Neuro-oncology, HeadStart Consortium and Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Etzl is ABMS board-certified in pediatric hematology/oncology and pediatrics.



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Professional Affiliations

  • Children's Oncology Group
  • Children's Neuro-Oncology Consortium
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Neuro-Oncology Team

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