Joel Terriquez, M.D., is an infectious disease and HIV specialist with the Specialty Clinic at Flagstaff Medical Center, a service of Northern Arizona Healthcare.
Expertise and Special Interests
Dr. Terriquez joined NAH as an internist and infectious disease specialist. He now serves as the medical director of Infectious Diseases. His interests include microbiology, zoonotic infections and the human microbiome.
Education and Certification
Dr. Terriquez earned his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexicali, Mexico. He is a board certified internist and infectious disease specialist. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and infectious disease fellowship program at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. Dr. Terriquez trained at the Valley Fever Center of Excellence in Tucson.
Dr. Terriquez was awarded best overall resident performance at the University of Arizona in 2009. He received additional training in the field of infections of the immunocompromised host at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and in mycobacterial disease at National Jewish healthcare in Denver.
Dr. Terriquez is fluent in English and Spanish. His publications include research relating to tropical diseases, staphylococcal infections and hospital acquired infections.
Dr. Terriquez was named FMC’s 2017 Nathan Avery Physician of the Year.