Shuang Qin Zhang, MD

Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, P.C. North Fulton Cancer Center 2500 Hospital Boulevard
Suite 490
Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: (770) 281-5100
Fax: (678) 581-7122

Shuang Qin Zhang, MD joined the cancer care team of  Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, P.C. in October 2016 upon completion of her fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the University of Chicago in June 2016.   Dr. Zhang completed her internship and residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in June 2013 where she also received a Doctorate of Medicine in June 2010.

She is actively involved in cancer research and clinical trials to provide her patients with the most advanced cancer treatment available in Georgia as a Physician Investigator of the William S. Gibbons Cancer Research Institute.

Dr. Zhang provides patient-centered cancer care at NGOC’s North Fulton Cancer Center.

Personal DataBirthplace: HuHeHaoTe, China
Undergraduate EducationB.S., Cellular Biology, June 2003
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL
Medical EducationDoctor of Medicine, June 2010
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Postdoctoral TrainingINTERNSHIP
Internal Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
July 2010 - June 2011

Internal Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
July 2011 – June 2013

Hematology & Medical Oncology
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
July 2013 - June 2016
Board CertificationAmerican Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2013
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2016
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, Pending
Medical LicensureState of Georgia (2016)
Professional SocietiesAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013 - Present
American Society of Hematology, 2013 - Present
American College of Physicians, 2013 - Present
Illinois Medical Oncology Society, 2013 - Present

HonorsIllinois Medical Oncology Society of Fellows Award (three awarded in state of Illinois), Illinois Medical Oncology Society, 2014.

Semi-Finalist, Thomas N. James Award for Excellence in Research by a Resident, University of Alabama at Birmingham Residency Program, 2011.

VA Book Award, Best History + Physical written by an Intern),Birmingham, Alabama VA Medical Center, 2010.
2016 University of Chicago Ryan Fellow

Outstanding Student in Cancer Research, Medical Student Research Day 2007, University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, 2007.

Barry M. Goldwater Honorable Mention (national award for excellence in basic science research) Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, 2006.

Charles W. Ireland Presidential Honors Scholar (1awarded/year), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2003 – 2006.

Office Depot Junior Achievement Scholar (5 awarded nationally/year) Office Depot National Foundation, 2003 – 2006.
Yang X, Wang J, Liu C, Grizzle WE, Yu S, Zhang SQ, Barnes S, Koopman WJ, Mountz J, Kimberly RP, Zhang HG. Clevabe of p53-vimentin complex enhances TRAIL mediated apoptosis of rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts. Amer J Pathol. 2005; 167(3): 705-719.

Zhang HG, Liu C, Su K, Zhang L, Zhang SQ, Wang J, Cao X, Grizzle W, Kimberly RP. A membrane form of TNF-alpha presented by exosomes delays T-cell activation induced cell death (AICD). J Immunlogy. 2006; 176(12): 7385-93.

Grizzle WE, Xu X, Zhang SQ, Stockard CR, Liu C, Yu S, Wang J, Mountz JD, Zhang HG. Age-related increase of tumor susceptibility is associated with myeloid-derived suppressor cell mediated suppression of T-cell cytotoxicity in recombianant inbred BXD12 mice. Mechanisms of Aging and Development. 2007; 128(11): 672-80.

Deng ZB, Poliakov A, Hardy RW, Clements R, Liu C, Liu Y, Wang J, Xiang X, Zhang SQ, Zhuang X, Shah SV, Sun D, Michalek S, Grizzle WE, Garvey T, Mobley J, Zhang HG. Adipose tissue exosomes-like vesicles mediate activation of macrophage-induced insulin resistance. Diabetes. 2009; 58(11): 2498-505.

Xiang X, Liu Y, Zhuang X, Zhang SQ, Michalek S, Taylor DD, Grizzle W, Zhang HG. TLR2-mediated expansion of MDSCs in dependent on the source of tumor exosomes. Amer J Pathology. 2010; 7; 177(4): 1606-10.

Xiang X, Zhuang X, Jul S, Zhang SQ, Jiang H, Mu J, Zhang L, Miller D, Grizzle W, Zhang H-G. miR-155 promotes macroscopic tumor formation yet inhibits tumor dissemination from mammory fat pad to the lung by preventing EMT. Oncogene. 2011; 30(31); 3440-53.

Zhuang X, Xiang X, Grizzle W, Suth D, Zhang SQ, Axtell R, Ju S, Mu J, Zhang L, Steinman L, Miller D, Zhang HG. Treatment of Brain Inflammatory Diseases by Delivering Encapsulated Anti-inflammatory Drugs From the Nasal Region to the Brain. Molecular Therapy. 2011; 19; 1769-1779.

Karovic S, Shiuan EF, Zhang SQ, Cao H, Maitland ML. Patient-level adverse event patterns in a single-institution study of the multi-kinase inhibitor Sorafenib. Clinical and Translational Science, 2016.

Benjamin A, Buschmann M, Zhang SQ, Wroblewski K, Kinder H, Roggin K. The Impact of Changes in Radiographic Sarcopenia on Overall Survival in older patients undergoing Different Treatment pathways for pancreatic cancer. JGO. 2016. Submitted.

Zhang SQ, Edberg J, Gibson A. A Study of FcRH13 Promoter Polymorphisms in SLE. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual University of Alabama System Honors Research Day, April 2005.

Zhang SQ, Artz A, van Besien K, Zhang SY, Gundeti A, Kline J, Liu H, Bishop M, Venkataraman G, Smith S. Post-transplant, lymphoproliferative disorder after haplo-cord blood transplantation. ASH meeting on Lymphoma Biology, August 2014.

Zhang SY, Zhang SQ, Jiang JJ, El-Rayes BF. The Anatomic location of pancreatic cancer as prognostic factor for inpatient complications. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33, 2015 (suppl 3; abstr 247).

Zhang SY, Zhang SQ, Jiang JJ, El-Rayes BF. Prognostic value of gender in hospitalized pancreatic patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33, 2015 (suppl 3; abstr 256).