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Philip Hoffman, MD

Philip Hoffman, MD

Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

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Dr. Philip Hoffman is Professor of Medicine in the section of hematology/oncology at The University of Chicago. He has been on the faculty at Chicago for 36 years and focuses his clinical work on patients with lung cancer and breast cancer. He also teaches extensively in the Pritzker School of Medicine of The University of Chicago. He was awarded the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Hoffman received his MD from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and did a residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After serving for two years in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control of the U.S. Public Health Service, he did a fellowship in hematology/oncology at The University of Chicago.

Dr. Hoffman has led or collaborated for many years on clinical trials for lung cancer, including patients with locally advanced disease as well as those with metastatic disease. These trials have led to many publications in the medical literature. He has also served on several national committees, including those at the Cancer and Leukemia Group B and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.