About Dr. Syed A Abutalib

Dr. Syed A Abutalib, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Zion, IL. His specialties include Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

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2520 Elisha Ave
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 872-4561

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Dr. Syed A Abutalib has the following 2 specialties

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.<br>These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Syed A Abutalib has the following 8 expertise

  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Metastasis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Cancerous Tumor


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  • Education

  • John H Stroger Hospital Of Cook County


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Syed A Abutalib accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus

More about Dr. Syed A Abutalib

Dr. Syed Abutalib always treats his patients as though they are family membersnot merely as "diseases, medical records or numbers." When an opportunity came along in 2008 to join Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern), where doctors, practitioners and support staff members treat patients with such high regard, dignity and compassion, Dr. Abutalib couldnt resist. Dr. Abutalib places the care for his patients and their families first and foremost. He believes in creating an atmosphere that facilitates open, honest, three-way patient/caregiver/doctor communication, which is why he is always accessible to his patients and their families. Dr. Abutalibs care reaches far beyond the walls of Midwestern, as he routinely provides patients and family members with his cell and home phone numbers to call should they ever need to consult with him. The board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist devotes ample time to each of his patients, empowering them to take an active role in their treatment plan. Dr. Abutalib earned a medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed an internal medicine residency with an emphasis in hematologic malignancies and bone marrow transplant at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). While working on his fellowship, Dr. Abutalib spearheaded the "Thrombosis and Homeostasis" conference at UIC.As the Assistant Director of the Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Program at Midwestern, Dr. Abutalibs goal is to continue growing the services offered by the program to better serve our growing number of patients. Dr. Abutalib has been published in a number of medical journals, including Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Clinical Lymphoma & Myeloma, Clinical Leukemia, Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Hematology/Oncology News Journal and Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. He has also written chapters for medical textbooks, including Acute Leukemias (2007) and Evidence-Based Hematology (2008). Additionally, he has presented at clinical conferences and meetings on a variety of topics, including the Chicago Lymphoma Society. Whenever possible, Dr. Abutalib lends his support to the community as a volunteer. He is an active member of the Christian Childrens Orphan Program. Dr. Abutalib is also a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He continues to collaborate with other experts in the area of hematology/oncology to explore new medical breakthroughs and treatment options in order to better educate, treat and care for his patients.

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