Dr. Bassam F Matar MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Bassam Matar is a medical oncologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Northwest Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Al-Mustansiriyah College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Matar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Alexian Brothers Medical Center and one of 10 at Northwest Community Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Swedish Covenant Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Northwest Community Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Jersey City Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Hematology, 1998–1998

University of Maryland
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1993–1998

University of Al-Mustansiriyah College of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 15 years in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 15 years in Medical Oncology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • GHI PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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