Weiss Hospital Medical Directors Named to Chicago Magazine’s Top Cancer Docs List

CHICAGO, Illinois (October 2, 2019) Weiss Memorial Hospital Director of Medical Oncology, Stuart A. Krauss, MD, and Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lawrence S. Zachary, MD, have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2019 Top Cancer Doctors list.

The “Top Doc” list was compiled by healthcare research and information company, Castle Connolly. A physician-led research team carefully reviewed and screened doctors nominated by their peers. Doctors cannot pay to appear on the list or nominate themselves.

Dr. Krauss and Dr. Zachary have been included in the annual Chicago magazine “Top Doctors” list for many years.

Dr. Krauss is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago where he teaches the next generation of cancer specialists. Dr. Krauss graduated from medical school at the University of Illinois – Chicago and also completed his internship, residency and fellowship there. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Zachary also is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago. He graduated from medical school at Chicago Medical School, completed his residency at University of Chicago and his fellowship at Raymond Curtis Hand Center, Baltimore, MD. He is board-certified in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and Hand Surgery.

At the Strauss Cancer Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital where he serves as Medical Director, Dr. Krauss specializes in breast cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma, gastro-intestinal cancer and genitourinary cancer. He also conducts cancer clinical trials.

Weiss Hospital is fully accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Zachary, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Weiss, specializes in breast reconstruction after breast cancer, body contouring, breast augmentation, breast reduction, facial plastic surgery, hand surgery, skin cancers and reconstructive surgery for traumatic defects.

Call (773) 564-5030 for more information about Dr. Strauss and Dr. Zachary or to make an appointment. Visit us online at weisshospital.com.