Leonidas C Platanias, MD/PhD

Leonidas C Platanias, MD/PhD

Director, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jesse, Sara, Andrew, Abigail, Benjamin and Elizabeth Lurie Professor of Oncology

Professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics



Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 3-125
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

Hospital Affiliations

I am on the medical staff at the following Feinberg-affiliated hospital(s)

Education and Certification

MD: University of Patras Medical School (1983)
PhD: University of Patras Medical School (1989)
Residency: Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Radiation Oncology (1984)
Residency: SUNY/State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1989)
Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Hematology-Oncology (1992)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology


Description of Interests

chronic leukemias, multiple myeloma, non-hodgkin's lymphoma

Research and Publications


Institutes and Centers

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