How do I schedule and appoint with the Comprehensive Clinic for Gastrointestinal Cancers?
Please call (312) 942-2700 to schedule an appointment. New patients and second opinion patients are seen within five to seven business days; all appointments for the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Clinic for Gastrointestinal Cancers are on Tuesday afternoons.
Information Needed When Making an Appointment
When making an appointment, you will need to provide specific information about your medical history. Our staff will request that you forward certain information in advance of your visit, which may include X-rays, cat scan films/reports, pathology slides/reports, surgical reports and information on any treatment received to date. This information will assist our clinical team in discussing and preparing for your visit.
Please have the following information available when you call to make an appointment:
- Your personal contact information (phone numbers, address, etc.)
- Details of diagnosis (physical exam, biopsy, x-rays, etc.)
- Specific information about any treatment you may have already received
- Names and phone numbers of all physicians who have provided care related to your diagnosis, including your primary care doctor.
- Your insurance information
About Your Appointment
Prior to your arrival, our clinical team meets to discuss your case and determine a preliminary plan of care. When you arrive for your appointment, you will see all the relevant specialists to evaluate and determine the best course of treatment. The patient should expect to spend a minimum of two hours in our clinic to meet with all relevant specialists. At the end of this visit, patients will receive a personalized, well-defined treatment plan.
Please bring the following information to your first appointment:
- Photo ID
- A list of current medications, both prescription and non-prescription (herbal supplements, vitamins, etc.), and dosages
- Insurance card
Receiving Your Cancer Care at Rush
Patients and second opinion patients who transfer their care to Rush will work with our nurse coordinator, Kateri Evans, RN, BSN, OCN, to schedule all of their appointments, procedures and tests according to their defined treatment plan. This ensures that patients receive timely and quality care to treat their cancer.
Throughout the entire process, we will provide you with comprehensive care and provide continual follow-up to your primary care physician and/or internist, and any other physicians that you would like. We are available to answer your questions and ensure that your experience is a positive one.
The clinic is located at 1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 1010, in the Professional Building on the Rush University Campus, just west of downtown Chicago.
Question and Appointments
If you have any questions, or to make an appointment, please call (312) 942-2700.
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