Omar T. Atiq, M.D. Medical Oncologist
Primary Appointment Location
Medical Oncology Clinic
4018 W. Capitol Ave.
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Little Rock, AR 72205
- Provides Second Opinion
- Patient Type
About Dr. Atiq
Omar T. Atiq, M.D. is a medical oncologist specializing in head and neck, and breast cancer.
Dr. Atiq's Academic Background
Omar T. Atiq, M.D., is a professor of medicine and otolaryngology-head and neck in the UAMS College of Medicine. He is the founding director of the Arkansas Cancer Institute in Pine Bluff and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Atiq received his medical degree from the Khyber Medical College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, and did his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital and Foster G. McGaw Hospital of the Loyola University in Chicago.
Dr. Atiq did his fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine.
He is the chair of the board of governors of the American College of Physicians (ACP), former governor of the ACP Arkansas Chapter, and past president, speaker of the house and chairman of the board of the Arkansas Medical Society. Dr. Atiq also sits on the Arkansas State Medical Board. He is commissioner emeritus of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission, where he served as inaugural vice chair, and he has also served on the Pulaski Academy board.
- Internal Medicine
- Medical School
- Khyber Medical College - University of Peshawar
- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- University of the State of New York
- Loyola University of Chicago - Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital and Foster G. McGaw Hospital
Dr. Atiq's Areas of Expertise
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at UAMS is Arkansas’ most comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility.
Head & Neck Cancer Care (Part of Cancer Care)
Head and neck cancers are cancers that start in the tissues and organs of the head and neck.
Breast Cancer Care (Part of Cancer Care)
The most common type of breast cancer is ductal carcinoma, which begins in the cells of the ducts.