Elham Abboud,


Pathologist, City of Hope Chicago

Elham Abboud - Assistant Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

I work with the rest of the laboratory staff to assure the accuracy of the tests performed in the hospital's laboratories. We provide our patients with all of the laboratory tests they need. These tests help us diagnose and stage cancer, plan treatments, monitor the disease and how treatments are working, and evaluate patients’ health.

City of Hope Chicago
2520 Elisha Avenue
Zion, IL 60099
Medical school:
Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Academic Appointments
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology
Diplomate, American Board of Pathology
About Me

Dr. Elham Abboud, a Pathologist at City of Hope Chicago, works closely with our medical oncologists to personalize cancer treatment. The information she provides helps each patient’s oncologist recommend the most appropriate and individualized cancer treatments.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology, Dr. Abboud earned a medical degree from Damascus University School of Medicine in Damascus, Syria. She completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Prior to City of Hope, Dr. Abboud served as Director of the Hematology Lab at Mount Sinai Health Systems in Chicago.

For more than decade, Dr. Abboud has also been a clinical assistant professor at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (Chicago Medical School) in North Chicago, Illinois. She has been published in medical journals such as the American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and the Journal of Urologic Pathology.

Dr. Abboud is a member of the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the Illinois Registry of Anatomic Pathology and Illinois Society of Pathologists. She is also Chairperson of the Cancer Committee at our Chicago hospital.

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