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Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia. He provides the highest level of care for patients undergoing stem cell transplantation and other aggressive therapies, including chemotherapy.

In addition to his clinical role, Dr. Liu is an active researcher. He aims to develop treatment approaches that stimulate the body's immune system and, in turn, help it to better fight cancer cells. Dr. Liu has received funding for his work from prominent organizations, including the American Cancer Society.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Medical School

Beijing Medical University


Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Amarillo, TX


The University of Chicago Medicine

Additional Graduate Degrees

PhD, Beijing Medical University, China (immunology)


American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Languages Spoken

Mandarin Chinese

Office Phone

(773) 834-0589

Office Fax

(773) 702-3163

Office Postal Address

Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD
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. Liu's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.