Jalal S. Baig,


Medical Oncologist, City of Hope Chicago


At City of Hope, I get to treat the whole patient, not just his or her cancer.

City of Hope Chicago
2520 Elisha Avenue
Zion, IL 60099
Medical Oncology
Medical school:

Rosalind Franklin University - North Chicago, IL


Internal Medicine - Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ


Hematology/Oncology - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL


Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology & Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

About Me

Jalal S. Baig, MD, joined City of Hope® in September 2019, offering patients at City of Hope Cancer Center Chicago access to collaborative and personalized cancer care close to home.

As a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Dr. Baig evaluates and treats various types and stages of primary cancer types and specializes in treating gastrointestinal, lung and genitourinary cancers. His personalized approach to care drives him to work collaboratively with patients to achieve their treatment and quality-of-life goals. “I focus on informing and educating patients about their disease and treatment options to create an equal partnership between myself and the patient, in which I communicate the medical aspects of their diagnosis, and they communicate their goals for treatment,” he says. To accomplish this goal, he works closely with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan and collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to implement it.

Dr. Baig earned his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois, and completed his internal medicine residency at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He went on to complete a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, further expanding his knowledge and expertise in a field he believes is the among the most promising for patients in terms of research and development.

Triple board certified in medical oncology, internal medicine and hematology/oncology, Dr. Baig has a special interest in clinical research and frequently presents at national conferences. He is also an accomplished freelance writer who’s published in The Washington Post, CNN, NBC News, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Slate, Vice, Salon, STAT News and elsewhere. When not caring for patients, Dr. Baig enjoys spending time with family, writing, traveling and exploring Chicago’s restaurant scene.

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