Gastrointestinal Surgery (GI Surgery), Surgical Oncology, General Surgery | More

Assistant Professor of Surgery

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

773-834-3524 Request an Appointment Refer a Patient
Oliver Eng, MD

Oliver Eng, MD, is a board-certified surgeon and surgical oncologist who focuses on the treatment of cancers in the abdomen, and in particular, cancers that have spread to the peritoneum, the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity. He specializes in complex cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for locally advanced and metastatic cancers which have disseminated in the abdomen. HIPEC entails delivering high-dose heated chemotherapy in the operating room after surgical removal of visible disease, and is effective in different types of cancers.

Dr. Eng treats a variety of abdominal cancers and is skilled at minimally invasive robotic approaches for gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary malignancies, which enables the removal of tumors through small incisions. He also has expertise in the management of neuroendocrine tumors, metastatic cancers to the liver, and malignant bowel obstructions.

Dr. Eng has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts in journals, including JAMA Surgery and Annals of Surgical Oncology. His research centers on optimizing outcomes, quality of life and longitudinal care for cancer patients. His work has been presented nationally and internationally, and he has been involved in the design of ongoing clinical trials. He has co-authored many book chapters, and he serves as a reviewer for multiple journals, including the British Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology and the European Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


  • Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


  • Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


  • City of Hope National Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Enhanced Recovery
  • American Society for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society of Asian Academic Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • 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
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-855-702-8222

At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English
Video placeholder
What are Abdominal Cancers?

Surgeons Oliver Eng, MD, and Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH, join a patient to discuss the many types of abdominal cancers, the latest techniques for treatment, such as HIPEC, and the extensive cancer care resources offered at UChicago Medicine.

Watch Video