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Hematology & Oncology

Our team of board-certified hematology and oncology physicians provides a wide range of services including the management of chronic and acute blood disorders such as anemia, hemophilia and coagulation conditions. They also provide care for many types of cancers including those of the breast, colon, lungs and prostate, as well as blood-related malignancies such as leukemia, lymphomas and myeloma.

In order to provide the highest-quality care possible, our Oncology and Hematology providers stay up-to-date on clinical advancements and changes in National Comprehensive Care Network (NCCN) guidelines. They work closely with a patient’s entire care team including radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and specialists, as well as advanced practice providers and nurse navigators, to develop a personalized treatment plans. Treatment options may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, biological therapy, immunotherapy or a combination of these therapies.

Throughout treatment, patients work with a dedicated nurse navigator, who can provide additional information about treatment options, answer questions and connect patients and their caregivers with any additional support services that may be needed. Our partnerships with organizations such as Rush University Medical Center and the American Cancer Society, allow us to offer our patients access to the latest clinical trials and treatments as well as community resources.

Hematology and Oncology appointments are offered at six convenient locations across the Chicago suburbs. Infusion services are available and are administered by certified chemotherapy and biotherapy providers, specially trained to administer chemo-toxic drugs and monitor patients while in treatment.

We strive to provide our patients with comprehensive, high-quality care where they feel the safest and most supported, close to home.

Weekend Telehealth Appointments Now Available

To ensure you have access to care after hours if needed, beginning Sunday, May 24, 2020, we are offering weekend telehealth appointments over the phone or by video. These appointments are available on Saturdays and Sundays between 8am – 1pm for our oncology and/or infusion patients who are experiencing acute symptoms related to their treatment. During a telehealth visit, an advanced practice provider can assist you with a variety of health concerns including:

  • A temperature of 100.5 or higher
  • Uncontrolled diarrhea, vomiting or pain
  • An inability to urinate
  • Any signs of bleeding

You can schedule a weekend telehealth appointment by calling 630-364-7850.

Multi-Specialty Cancer Appointments

Multi-specialty appointments are available for patients diagnosed with genitourinary cancers, including those of the bladder, kidneys, prostate or testes, who are considering radiation therapy and/or other medical or surgical treatments. During the appointment, patients are able to meet with multiple providers, which can include a medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, urologist and a nurse navigator, all within a single visit.

This allows members of your care team to collaborate with one another, review the available treatment options with you, in real-time to develop a care plan tailored to you. Receiving input from multiple oncology experts and having all of your questions addressed enables you to feel as prepared and well-informed about your treatment plan as possible.

For those with prostate cancer who are considering radiation therapy, multi-specialty appointments are offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays at our Lisle Medical Office Building.

Individuals who have been diagnosed with an advanced genitourinary cancer, including those of the bladder, kidneys, prostate or testes, who are considering chemotherapy or other medical oncology treatment options, multi-specialty appointments are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at our Hinsdale and Lisle Medical Office buildings.

To learn more about multi-specialty appointments, or to find out if you are a candidate for this service, please contact our Urology department.

Hematology & Oncology Team

Hospital Affliations

AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Joliet

333 Madison Street

Joliet, 60435 Illinois