Below is a list of the top and leading Oncologists in Chicago. To help you find the best Oncologists located near you in Chicago, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Chicago’s Best Oncologists:
The top rated Oncologists in Chicago are:
- Dr. Alan D. Gilman – Amita Health
- Dr. Adam Dickler – Cancer Treatment Centers of America
- Dr. Allen M. Chernoff – Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology
- Dr. Everett Vokes – UChicago Medicine
- Dr. Bozena Witek – Illinois Cancer Specialists
Dr. Alan D. Gilman – As an oncologist and blood specialist, he has the privilege of caring for those who need urgent and effective treatment during a difficult time in their life. It is his responsibility to help educate, encourage and empower these patients to take an active role during their treatment and recovery. Fellowship Rush University Medical Center – Rush System for Health, Chicago Residency Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital, Illinois Medical School University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Oncology Internal Medicine Medical Oncology
“Very caring and listens patiently to his patients.” -H.O.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Dr. Adam Dickler – As Radiation Oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Outpatient Care Center in Downtown Chicago, Dr. Adam Dickler is focused on seeing that he and the center’s team of cancer experts deliver the patient-centered care at the heart of the CTCA® care model. Dr. Dickler cares for his patients using sophisticated, state-of-the-art radiation therapy treatments, collaborating with a team of doctors and clinicians to deliver personalized, integrative cancer care.
Dr. Dickler is experienced in delivering targeted, individualized radiation therapies in treating many types of cancer. “Having a dedicated radiation oncology team helps facilitate appropriate and rapid management of cancer treatments,” says Dr. Dickler. “I focus on providing high-quality treatments for each of my patients. I also strive to help patients feel as comfortable as possible before, during and after their radiation treatment.”
“Great doctor, professional staff, perfect location.” -Janice Pearson
Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology
Dr. Allen M. Chernoff is a board certified urologist who graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1992. He completed his 2 year surgical residency and 4 years of urology residency at SUNY- Downstate in New York City. After completing his residency, he did a 2 year Urologic Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland.
In 2000, He was recruited to Chicago to become the Chief of Minimally Invasive Urology at University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center where he served as Director of Resident Education from 2005-2007. His interest remains minimally invasive treatments for urologic disease, with specific specialization in the application of robotic techniques for both prostate and kidney surgery.
Radiation, Urology, Gynecology, Surgery, Pathology, Diagnostic
“Great doctors and location!” -O.W.
Dr. Everett E. Vokes is an internationally renowned expert in the treatment of head and neck and lung cancer. Born in New York City, Dr. Vokes was educated in West Germany, receiving his medical degree from the University of Bonn Medical School. He served his residency in internal medicine at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center in Chicago and at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He arrived at the University of Chicago as a hematology/oncology fellow in 1983 and was promoted to professor in 1995. For eleven years he served as chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology, before his appointment as chair of the Department of Medicine in March 2009. In October 2009, Dr. Vokes was named interim dean of the Division of Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine and interim vice president for medical affairs at the University of Chicago. He served in these roles for one year.
Hematology and Oncology (Cancer), Oncology, Head & Neck Cancer, Oral Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mediastinal Tumors, Hematology
“Very professional and knowledgeable.” -H.L.
Illinois Cancer Specialists
Dr. Bozena Witek attributes her decision in becoming a doctor and specifically pursuing oncology to her desire to debunk the perception that cancer implies certain death. She also longed to guide patients with end-stage cancer and their families through every step of the extremely tough process. Dr. Witek also speaks Polish.
Biologic/targeted therapies, Chemotherapy, Radiation, Surgery
“The doctors are very helpful and knowledgeable in explaining everything.” -Y.E.
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