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Christopher Daugherty, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chair, Biological Sciences Division Institutional Review Board

Dr. Christopher Daugherty specializes in the care and treatment of adults with hematologic malignancies, those undergoing stem cell transplantation, and other disorders of the bone marrow.

Dr. Daugherty's research focuses on ethical issues involved in the treatment of cancer. He is a national and international authority on doctor-patient communication, decision-making, end-of-life care, and informed consent as it relates to the care of cancer patients and their participation in clinical research. In addition, he has served as a local medical director for Vitas Hospice in Chicago. (Dr. Daugherty has pursued this as an interest outside his University of Chicago obligations, and has disclosed this to the university.)

He has received multiple awards and grants for his research from several organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the Soros Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.

Practice Locations

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

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Indiana University, Indianapolis


The University of Chicago Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
The University of Chicago Medicine (Ethics)

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6149

Office Fax

(773) 702-6598

Office Postal Address

Christopher Daugherty, 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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Selected Publications

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