Christopher Daugherty, MD

Hematology and Oncology (Cancer) | More

Professor of Medicine Chair, Biological Sciences Division Institutional Review Board

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Christopher Daugherty, MD, specializes in the care and treatment of adults with hematologic malignancies, those undergoing stem cell transplantation, and other disorders of the bone marrow.

Dr. Daugherty's research focuses on ethical issues involved in the treatment of cancer. He is a national and international authority on doctor-patient communication, decision-making, end-of-life care, and informed consent as it relates to the care of cancer patients and their participation in clinical research. In addition, he has served as a local medical director for Vitas Hospice in Chicago. (Dr. Daugherty has pursued this as an interest outside his University of Chicago obligations, and has disclosed this to the university.)

He has received multiple awards and grants for his research from several organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the Soros Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Indiana University School of Medicine


  • Indiana University Health


  • Indiana University Health


  • University of Chicago Medicine
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  • 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 Since1996

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English