Sonal Oza, MD

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Cancer Rehabilitation Specialist
Adrenal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Appendix Cancer
Bladder Cancer
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
Stomach Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer


Sonal Oza, MD, is assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Oza is a board-certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) with fellowship training in cancer rehabilitation medicine. Her goal is to maximize and restore physical function for individuals with cancer.

Dr. Oza develops personalized, comprehensive rehabilitation plans to treat musculoskeletal and neurological conditions resulting from cancer and its treatment. Examples include muscle spasms, joint pain, neuropathy, radiation fibrosis syndrome, fatigue, pelvic pain and bowel/bladder changes, and difficulty with balance and mobility.

Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Oza was an attending physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Oza holds professional memberships with American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.


Dr. Oza completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, and her fellowship in cancer rehabilitation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, New York.


Dr. Oza has research interests in patient reported outcomes, care delivery and exercise engagement. She has ongoing projects relating to measuring physical function in clinical practice, identifying rehabilitation needs before and after breast cancer surgery, and describing physical exercise participation among racially diverse breast cancer survivors.


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