Jalal S. Baig,MD


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
City of Hope Gurnee
202 S. Greenleaf St., Suite E
Gurnee, IL 60031
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

In September 2019, Dr. Jalal Baig joined City of Hope 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. He also treats patients at our City of Hope Chicago hospital.

As a Medical Oncologist at City of Hope, 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 medical oncology, internal medicine and hematology & oncology, 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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