Emelia “Mimi” Arquilla, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine University of Illinois College of MedicineFamily Medicine Residency
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Biographical Info


Palos Heights, IL

Medical School

Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine


University of Illinois at Chicago


University of Illinois at Chicago

Board Certification

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Family Medicine
LGBTQ Inclusive Care
LGBTQ+ inclusive healthcare
Gender-affirming care
Family Planning/Contraception
Chronic Disease Management
Preventative Medicine

Dr. Emelia “Mimi” Arquilla practices in the Department of Family Medicine at UI Health. Dr. Arquilla provides primary care to patients of all ages. They have special interests in LGBTQ+ inclusive healthcare, gender-affirming care, addiction medicine, family planning, chronic disease management, and preventative medicine. In their spare time, they can be found tending to their houseplants, trying new recipes, and working to reduce inequality for marginalized populations.

Preferred Pronouns: they/them/theirs

Categories: Department of Family Medicine – Residents 2019