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Cathy Eng MD, FACP

David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology, Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Co Director, GI Oncology, Co-leader, Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program, Director of Strategic Relations, VICC, and Director, VICC Young Adult Cancers Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Colorectal, Anal, and Appendiceal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions and Treatments



  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - Hahnemann University, 1994
  • Residency, Internal Medicine - Rush Presbyterian Saint Luke's Medical Center, 1999
  • Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology - University of Chicago Medical Center, 2002
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
In general, we have had great care.
January 23, 2024
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All good
December 17, 2023
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Dr Eng really helped me navigate the emotional stress of the diagnosis in presenting options and the plan.
November 11, 2023
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Dr. Eng lacks empathy. She makes comments that are cold and unprofessional at times. She refuses to answer questions at times. She does not make the patient feel like cared for, and talks down to the patient and caregiver regularly.
October 21, 2023
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Dr Eng has a professional and empathetic bedside manner. She possesses all the best qualities to be an oncologist.
October 7, 2023
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Everything is fine. I feel well cared for
September 26, 2023
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Extremely satisfied, very good visit. Thank you Dr.Eng for your knowledge, your empathy; compassion and care.
September 23, 2023
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Always feel heard by Dr Eng. She gives her complete attention and explains everything in understandable terms.
September 20, 2023
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Will definitely recommend my doctors
September 4, 2023
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