Shency Varughese,


Nurse Practitioner


City of Hope fosters an atmosphere that embodies the Mother Standard® of care, the patient-focused principle upon which City of Hope was founded.

City of Hope Chicago
2520 Elisha Avenue
Zion, IL 60099
Nurse Practitioner
Advanced degrees:
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing - Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India
  • Master of Nursing, Leadership - Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois
  • Master of Nursing, Family Nursing Practice - Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wisconsin

Family Nurse Practitioner - American Nurses Credentialing Center

About Me

At City of Hope Chicago, Shency Varughese serves patients in the hospital’s gastroenterology department. She joined City of Hope in February 1993 and works on a patient-focused team providing care and treatment to patients with gastroenterology-related cancers and disease. Through her years at City of Hope, Varughese has continued her education and became a nurse practitioner in 2017.

Varughese is part of a team of doctors, nurses and clinicians providing whole-person care. She works closely with patients throughout their journey, forming close relationships by getting to know them and their families and helping to offer comprehensive options tailored to each individual’s needs.

“Caring for cancer patients touches my heart and soul,” says Varughese. “My patients have taught me how to be thankful for the small things and appreciate each and every day.”

Varughese earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India, and earned a Master of Nursing degree in leadership at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Varughese graduated with a Master of Nursing degree in family nursing practice at Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon, Wisconsin. She is an active member of professional organizations, including the Oncology Nursing Society and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Outside of City of Hope, Varughese likes spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys traveling, shopping and volunteering at her church.

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