Chih-Yi "Andy" Liao, MD

Hematology and Oncology (Cancer) | More

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Chih-Yi "Andy" Liao is a medical oncologist and expert on bile duct cancer, advanced thyroid cancer, and gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (GI-NETs) stemming from the hormonal and nervous systems. A member of the University of Chicago Medicine's renowned gastrointestinal oncology team, Dr. Liao also is part of the multidisciplinary liver tumor program.

As a clinical investigator, Dr. Liao develops and conducts clinical trials to evaluate targeted therapies and immunotherapies for bile duct cancers and GI-NETs. He also pursues new therapies for patients with advanced thyroid cancer.


  • Rush University Medical Center


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2014

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • Taiwanese
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • English

Liver Cancer Explained

Although liver cancer isn’t as prevalent as lung or breast cancer, it has become the fastest-increasing cause of cancer death in the U.S. UChicago Medicine experts Chih-Yi Liao, MD, and Anjana Pillai, MD answer your questions.

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