Suzanne D. Conzen, MD

Professor of Medicine

Suzanne Conzen, MD, is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. She has a special clinical interest in the multidisciplinary care of locally advanced breast cancers, which may require chemotherapy and radiation therapy prior to surgical resection.

Dr. Conzen's research laboratory uses a combination of molecular biology and large-scale genomic techniques to identify new targets for the effective therapy of breast cancer. Her work led to the recognition of a role for glucocorticoid receptor signaling in breast cancer biology.

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

Yale University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
The University of Chicago Medicine


American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Cancer Research
American Society for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
American Society of Clinical Oncology
The Endocrine Society

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6149

Office Fax

(773) 702-0963

Office Postal Address

Suzanne D. Conzen, 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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Read More About Dr. Conzen

View a video of Dr. Conzen explaining the three basic types of breast cancer research led by physicians and scientists at the University of Chicago.

Selected Publications

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