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Oncology Specialist (cancer)
37 years of experience
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Schilsky, MD is board certified in Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 27 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Epidemiology
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma)
  • Leukemia
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Small Cell Carcinoma)
  • Lymphoma
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Education & Awards

Dr. Schilsky graduated from University of Chicago. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Breast Cancer (Breast Neoplasm)
Colorectal Cancer (Colorectal Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)


Dr. Schilsky has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • West Suburban Medical Center 
  • Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital 


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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Lewis Schilsky MD is a male Oncologist , has 37 years of experience and practices in Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Richard L. Schilsky practice?
Dr. Richard Schilsky has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Schilsky practices Medical Oncology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Burr Ridge, IL.
See Chicago Oncologists.