Eric M. TolozaMD, PhD
Dr. Toloza, born in the Philippines and raised in southern California, received his undergraduate degree in 1984 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He also received both his medical degree and a Ph.D. from UCLA. In 1991, he completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, during which time he also completed a Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship at UCLA, where he performed gene therapy research for melanoma and sarcoma.
He completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery residency in 2000 at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, TX, where he also completed a concurrent Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. A Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Toloza began his practice in 2000 as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC, where he was an Assistant Professor of Surgery. In 2010, Dr. Toloza came to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, where he practices full-time as a Thoracic Oncologist and is an Associate Member in the multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program. He also has a concurrent appointment as Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Professor of Oncologic Sciences in the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa.