Susan K. Kunihiro, MD

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Palliative Care Specialist
Adrenal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Appendix Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Brain and Spine Tumors
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Head and Neck Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ocular Melanoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Penile Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer


Susan K. Kunihiro, MD is assistant professor in the Division of Palliative Medicine of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Board certified in palliative care and family medicine, Dr. Kunihiro enjoys serving the diverse patients in the Winship community by improving quality of life for patients with cancer, no matter the stage of illness- from initial diagnosis, during treatment, in remission or closer to end of life. She practices in the Emory Clinic as well as inpatient at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.

Dr. Kunihiro is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians and American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


Dr. Kunihiro received her Medical Degree from University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. She completed internship and residency in Family Medicine at University of Colorado Swedish Family Medicine Residency in Littleton, Colorado. She completed Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship training at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

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