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Cara A. Rosenbaum, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Cara A. Rosenbaum specializes in adult hematology/oncology--particularly in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lymphoma, and in the care of complications of multiple myeloma and the use of new therapies. She also performs bone marrow transplantation. Dr. Rosenbaum works closely with radiation oncologists, surgeons and interventional radiologists supporting an integrated approach to patient care. She has clinical expertise in non-malignant hematologic disorders, including clotting and bleeding disorders.

Dr. Rosenbaum serves as principal investigator for a number of multiple myeloma and lymphoma clinical trials. She is an executive officer in the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, an oncology clinical research organization funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In this role, Dr. Rosenbaum works closely with researchers at the national level and the NCI to develop cancer clinical trials for new therapies in lymphoma, myeloma, and leukemia, as well as bone marrow transplantation.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Medical School

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine


Alpha Omega Alpha
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation
International Myeloma Society

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-0167

For patient appointments, please contact the
cancer center intake call center at (855) 702-8222.

Office Fax

(773) 702-3163

Office Postal Address

Cara Rosenbaum, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2115
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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or call 1-855-702-8222

Physicians, contact the cancer intake line at (773) 702-8222.

Read More About Dr. Rosenbaum

When Bill Herlihy was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, doctors didn't think he would leave the hospital. Today, his cancer is in remission, thanks to a host of new treatments and expert care from Dr. Rosenbaum. Read the story in Chicago Health.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Rosenbaum's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.