Meet Our Cancer Care Team

Cander Care

Experience Compassionate Care from our Team of Cancer Experts

Our experienced staff of oncology nurses and doctors is here to listen to your concerns, and work hard to meet your needs.

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Find an experienced and caring oncology team at Weiss Memorial Hospital.

Stuart A. Krauss, M.D.

Stuart A. Krauss, M.D.

DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, WEISS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL; CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

Our caring Oncology Center deals with all aspects of care—physical, emotional and supportive to fit your special needs. Our multidisciplinary team is committed to providing the best possible care for cancer patients, and focuses on identifying cancer at an early phase of the disease when chances of successful treatment are best.

In the News
Stuart Krauss, MD, is frequently listed as a top cancer doctor in the annual Chicago Magazine issue highlighting Chicagoland’s top doctors. His most recent nomination is for 2019. Dr. Krauss leads a team that studies therapies for multiple types of cancer. Call (773) 564-5030 for more information.

Practice Location

Strauss Oncology Center
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 North Marine Drive
Main Floor
Chicago IL 60640

Year Started Practice
1981

Clinical Specialties
Hematology
Medical Oncology

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken
English

Medical Training

  • Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Areas of Special Clinical Interest

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • G.U. cancer
  • G.I. cancer clinical trials

Contact Information
Telephone: (773) 564-5030
Fax: (773) 564-5021
Email: [email protected]

May Hashimi, M.D.

May Hashimi, M.D.

DOCTOR, HEMATOLOGY AND MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

May Hashimi, M.D., received her medical degree from the University of Baghdad Medical School and completed a residency in Internal Medicine followed by a Medical Oncology Fellowship, both at the Veterans Administration Medical Center at Georgetown University. She then completed a Clinical Hematology Fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Hashimi is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Hashimi is dedicated to providing honesty, compassion, excellence, and psychological and emotional support. Giving hope to a cancer patient is an essential adjunct to the standard of care and medications used in treatment. She listens to the various needs of patients and family members while understanding that each patient carries their own desires, values, and goals of care. Her focus is on each patient as a unique individual.

Dr. Hashimi’s clinical interests include patient education, women’s health, and health maintenance. She speaks Arabic, German, and English.

Practice Location
Lakefront Medical Associates
4700 N. Marine Drive, Suite 315
Chicago, IL 60640

Clinical Specialties
Hematology
Medical Oncology

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Hematology
Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken
Arabic
English
German

Medical Training
Medical School: University of Baghdad, Iraq
Residency: Veterans Administration Medical Center, Georgetown University (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship: Veterans Administration Medical Center, Georgetown University (Medical Oncology)
Fellowship: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL (Clinical Hematology)

Areas of Special Clinical Interest

  • Patient education
  • Women’s health
  • Health maintenance

Contact Information
Telephone: (773) 564-5030
Fax: (773) 564-5021
Email: [email protected]

 Preston Wolin, M.D.

Marina Kuznetsova, M.D., Ph.D.

RADIATION ONCOLOGIST, WEISS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Weiss Memorial Hospital’s highly trained radiation oncology department provides a warm and caring environment for patients needing radiation therapy. Patients diagnosed with malignancies or who have other benign conditions may be referred to Weiss’ radiation oncology department for radiation therapy.

Practice Location
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 North Marine Drive
Lower Level Floor
Chicago IL 60640

Clinical Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Board Certification
Radiation Oncology
Radiology

Languages Spoken
English
Russian

Medical Training

  • Medical School: Moscow, Russia
  • Internship: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Areas of Special Clinical Interest

  • Tumors of the breast, lung, prostate, GI, and lymphomas
  • Head and neck malignancies
  • Skin cancer
  • Gynecological tumors
  • Cyber knife treatment

Contact Information
Telephone: (773) 564-5070
Fax: (773) 564-5071
Email: [email protected]