Medical Advisor

Emelia Arquilla, DO

Dr. Emelia “Mimi” Arquilla is a board certified family medicine physician. They received their medical degree from Midwestern University and completed their residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). They are an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. They also practice primary care at Mile Square Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center that focuses on the needs of the undeserved. They have special expertise in LGBTQ+ inclusive healthcare, gender-affirming care, addiction medicine, chronic disease management, and care for the homeless.


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