Orthopedic Oncology | Orthopedic Surgery
Alan Blank is an orthopedic oncologist who diagnoses and treats any sort of lump, bump or growth on someone's muscles, tendons or bones. He performs limb-salvage surgery in adults and children, and also treats a number of general orthopedic conditions like hip and knee arthritis.
Medical Oncology | Hematology
Alan Tan is the director of genitourinary medical oncology at RUSH. He specializes in prostate, kidney and bladder cancers. He leads national research studies testing new immunotherapies and other therapies precisely tailored to patients.
Cancer Research | Vaccines, Therapies
Andrew Zloza is a physician scientist whose research focuses on microbial-based cancer therapies, cancer immunotherapy and cancer vaccines. He is an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy.
Cristina O'Donoghue is a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating soft tissue malignancies including melanoma, sarcoma and breast cancer. She has helped develop advanced, regional therapies that deliver high doses of chemotherapy targeting an affected body part, not the rest of the body.
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Ken Tatebe is a radiation oncologist specializing in tumors of the central nervous system and spine. He also specializes in gynecologic cancer.
Thoracic Oncology | Lung Cancer
Mary J. Fidler is a thoracic oncologist with an emphasis on lung cancer treatment. She has been the national principal investigator for clinical trials testing a series of immune and chemotherapy combinations.
Sean Grimm is a neuro-oncologist who treats patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic brain tumors, spinal cord tumors and patients with neurologic complications from cancer. He is chief of the Section of Neuro-Oncology at RUSH.
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Summer Dewdney is a gynecological oncologist specializing in cervical and ovarian cancers. Her research and civic leadership is focused on eliminating racial disparities in both forms of the disease.
Ruta Rao is director of RUSH's Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Breast Cancer Clinic. She has led national clinical trials leading to the development of new therapies for women with HER2-positive breast cancer.
Steven Gitelis is the director of the Musculoskeletal Oncology RUSH Cancer Center. He specializes in orthopedic oncology and limb reconstruction. Gitelis is noted for developing new prosthetic technologies that have prevented limb amputations for hundreds of osteosarcoma patients.