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Leo I. Gordon, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

BIOGRAPHY


Leo I. Gordon, MD, is the Abby and John Friend Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Lymphoma Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Gordon has been affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine since 1979.

Dr. Gordon received his medical degree with distinction from the University of Cincinnati and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed an internship and residency at the University of Chicago and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Minnesota and University of Chicago.

Dr. Gordon's research interests include the biology and therapy of malignant lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation. His laboratory research interests include reactive oxygen species-mediated signaling and apoptosis in normal and malignant cells.

Dr. Gordon has served on committees of several national organizations and foundations related to cancer. He is currently the co-chairman of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Lymphoma Committee. Dr. Gordon is a member of the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed scientific journals and is Deputy Editor of Archives of Internal Medicine. He is chair of the Oncological Sciences Clinical Oncology Study Section at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Gordon is a prolific author of reports, editorials, reviews, chapters, abstracts, and books. He also serves on the NCCN Hodgkin Disease/Lymphoma Panel and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Panel.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - 1973
  • Residency
    University of Chicago Medical Center - 1976
  • Fellowship
    University of Chicago Medical Center - 1979

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-0990
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphomas
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus