Jalal S. Baig,MD

MD

Medical Oncologist

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At Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, I get to treat the whole patient, not just his or her cancer.

Location
Gurnee
Specialties
Medical Oncology
Education
Medical school:

Rosalind Franklin University - North Chicago, IL

Residency:

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

Fellowship:

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

Certifications

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

In September 2019, Dr. Jalal Baig joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at the Outpatient Care Center in Gurnee, Illinois. The center offers patients in and around the Far North Chicago suburb convenient access to personalized cancer treatment closer to home.

As a Medical Oncologist at CTCA®, Dr. Baig evaluates and treats patients with various types and stages of cancer. He works with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan and collaborates with a multidisciplinary care team to implement it. Dr. Baig takes time to educate his patients and their family members, to help them understand their treatment options.

“I want my patients to feel comfortable, and I try to create an environment where they can ask questions and share their concerns freely,” says Dr. Baig. “I take as much time as needed to help my patients feel empowered and informed by having a thorough understanding of their cancer and treatment options.”

Dr. Baig received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. He earned a medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Baig completed an internal medicine residency at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He went on to complete a fellowship in hematology/oncology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Baig has an interest in clinical research and frequently presents at national conferences. He is also a freelance writer with work published in The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Slate, Vice, Salon and STAT News. When not caring for patients, Dr. Baig enjoys spending time with family, writing, traveling and exploring Chicago’s restaurant scene.

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