Sunita Nathan, MD

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

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 Cancer Center
RUSH 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

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. 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 Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
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
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
University of Chicago Health Plans (Inactive)
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

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Ratings and Reviews

Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Excellent care
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2023
I appreciate the BMT team that cares for me. Wonderful, kind, comforting and all around amazing.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2023
Dr. Nathan is an empathetic, intelligent doctor. She answers questions both simple and technical with ease. I have 100% confidence in her abilities.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2023
Very good
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2023
Dr. Nathan explained my future procedure to me in full details. I was given a folder with her business card well as the nurse's that's assigned to my case.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2023
I had prepared questions ahead of time. Dr. Nathan answered all of them before I had an opportunity to ask. Knew exactly what my concerns would be.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2023
Dr. Nathan is a brilliant physician that truly cares about her patients well being. She takes a holistic approach to patient care and practices with utmost compassion and integrity. I would highly recommend her to anyone needing oncology/hematology/stem cell therapy care.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2022
The Doctor's at Rush are excellent.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2022
Dr. Nathan has a great, intelligent demeanor.
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Oct 2022
Dr. Nathan is the best

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