Jada Hansberry,


Physician Assistant

Jada Hansberry

It’s a blessing to able to support patients and their families from the first sign of symptoms, through the biopsy, diagnosis, surgery, recovery and then survivorship.

City of Hope Chicago
2520 Elisha Avenue
Zion, IL 60099
Physician Assistants
Advanced degrees:

Master of Science, Pre-Professional Non-Thesis Biology Program – Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Physician Assistant Studies – Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana


Physician Assistant – National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Illinois

Physician Assistant Board, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Academy of Physician Associates

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – American Heart Association

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – American Heart Association

Certification for Surgical Insertion and Removal of Eversense Sensors - Senseonics

About Me

Jada Hansberry, MS, MPAS, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Surgical Oncology at City of Hope® Cancer Center Chicago. Supporting patients and their cancer care teams during the diagnosis and treatment stages of their cancer journeys, she is dedicated to contributing to a compassionate, personalized approach to clinical care.

Hansberry joined City of Hope in 2024, bringing with her more than a decade of experience as a physician assistant at other Illinois institutions. After graduating from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, with a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine and biology, she earned her Master of Science degree through Indiana University-Purdue University’s pre-professional non-thesis biology program before pursuing more post-graduate education at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physician assistant studies and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. For her Butler master’s program, she produced a thesis on autism research after serving as a research technician at Indiana University, conducting studies in hematology/oncology and ophthalmology.

As a practicing physician assistant, Hansberry has worked in a number of fields, including family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics and women’s health, but she finds working with oncology patients particularly rewarding. “Cancer patients are my passion, and City of Hope provides a unique environment of supportive, patient-centered care with a well-developed multidisciplinary team approach,” she says. “My goal for my patients is to proceed through their health care journey experiencing peace, knowing they are being well taken care of the whole way.”

At City of Hope Chicago, Hansberry helps conduct a variety of procedures for patients undergoing treatment, including biopsy, excision of skin lesions, incision and drainage and continuous glucose monitoring. Hansberry is certified the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, the Illinois Physician Assistant Board, the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the American Academy of Physician Associates.

When not working with patients, Hansberry enjoys spending time with her two children, hiking, playing volleyball and traveling.

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