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Sunita Nathan, MD

RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Cancer Care; Hematology
Specialty: Hematology
English, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Swedish

About Me

I work with patients who have lymphoma and who would eventually need a bone marrow transplant. My goal is to simplify this process, to help patients understand better what it is exactly that they are going through so that they can eventually get better and get back to their lives.


Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH MD Anderson Cancer Center
RUSH MD Anderson Cancer Center
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 226-2371
(312) 563-2371




Education and Training

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Internal Medicine
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Hematology/Oncology
Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College, India

Clinical Expertise

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)
Blood disorders, cancerous
Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation
Bone marrow biopsy
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)/small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL)
Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML)
Hairy cell leukemia
Hodgkin lymphoma
Leukemias, acute and chronic
Lumbar puncture and intrathecal chemotherapy
Multiple myeloma
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
Myeloproliferative neoplasms
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.


Aetna Better Health-Medicaid
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Aetna PPO Exchange
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
Molina Healthcare of Illinois
Molina Healthcare of Illinois, Inc Marketplace
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Chicago Health Plans (Inactive)
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

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