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Jennifer Tseng, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jennifer Tseng, MD, is a surgical oncologist specializing in the surgical management of patients with breast cancer, melanoma and sarcoma.

Dr. Tseng's research focuses on improving surgical and oncologic outcomes. She trained at the National Cancer Institute under Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, a world-renowned expert in the field of immunotherapy in the treatment of melanoma, sarcoma and other malignancies.  She has worked with the U.S. Sarcoma Collaborative and has authored publications in leading surgery and cancer journals, including the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Cancer, Surgery, Journal of Surgical Oncology and the American Journal of Surgery.

Dr. Tseng has longstanding interests in clinical ethics and medical education. She previously served as a theme issue editor for the AMA Journal of Ethics and completed a fellowship with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include ethical considerations in clinical trials and the use of surrogate decision makers. She has served in national leadership roles for the Society of Surgical Oncology and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Practice Location

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

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

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
1850 Silver Cross Boulevard 
New Lenox, IL 60451 

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

University of California, Davis


Oregon Health and Science University


The University of Chicago Medicine
The University of Chicago MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
National Cancer Institute


American College of Surgeons
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Society of Clinical Oncology
North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
Society of Surgical Oncology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-2028

Office Fax

(773) 702-6120

Office Postal Address

Jennifer Tseng, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5094
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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