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Chadi Nabhan, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Cancer Clinics

Chadi Nabhan, MD, FACP, specializes in the diagnosis and management of hematologic malignancies (leukemias and lymphomas) as well as prostate cancer.

In his administrative role, Dr. Nabhan oversees clinical cancer services and operations at the University of Chicago Medicine. In this capacity, he supervises medical, surgical and radiation oncology, as well as radiology. He also coordinates interdisciplinary research efforts to advance patient care.

Dr. Nabhan has been as the primary investigator many clinical trials examining the effectiveness of new drugs and combination therapies in patients with hematologic malignancies and advanced prostate cancer. He is interested in investigating racial, ethnic, gender and age disparities in treatment approaches and outcomes for patients with lymphoid malignancies and CLL. In addition, Dr. Nabhan is working to develop targeted therapies for both disciplines exploring non-chemotherapeutic approaches.

In 2015, Dr. Nabhan was named president elect of the Illinois Medical Oncology Society, with his term as president to begin in December 2017. A popular author and speaker, he has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters. Some of his research work has been presented at national and international meetings. Dr. Nabhan serves on editorial boards of scientific journals, including Leukemia Research and Treatment and American Journal of Blood. He is also a reviewer for major medical journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine, Cancer, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Annals of Oncology, European Journal of Hematology, British Journal of Hematology, and Leukemia/Lymphoma amongst others.

Dr. Nabhan is a passionate teacher and a mentor to fellows, residents, and students and is an active participant in the development of their curriculum.

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

Damascus University School of Medicine


Al. Mouassatte Hospital, Damascus, Syria
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL


Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL


Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL


American Association of Cancer Research
American College of Physicians
American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-9574

Office Fax

(773) 702-7075

Office Postal Address

Chadi Nabhan, MD, FACP
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2115
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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