Nafisa Burhani, MD

Hematology & Oncology

Practices In: Joliet, Morris
Patients Seen: Adults

I am a board cer­ti­fied oncologist/​hema­tol­o­gist who has been prac­tic­ing for more than 20 years. I believe in dis­cussing dif­fer­ent options of treat­ment with patients and help them make an informed deci­sion about their care. I am respect­ful of the choic­es patients make. Engag­ing fam­i­ly mem­bers in patient care is also very impor­tant to me as can­cer affects the whole fam­i­ly. I usu­al­ly will explore oth­er option includ­ing clin­i­cal tri­als for the patient. Opti­miz­ing patient qual­i­ty of life with improv­ing their over­all out­come is vital­ly impor­tant to me.

Jan­u­ary is cer­vi­cal can­cer aware­ness month. Cer­vi­cal can­cer is the fourth most com­mon can­cer among women, but did you know it’s also pre­ventable? Through reg­u­lar cer­vi­cal can­cer screen­ings and vac­ci­na­tion, you can help sig­nif­i­cant­ly low­er your risk for devel­op­ing cer­vi­cal can­cer. Sched­ule your annu­al well women’s exam with your Duly OBG­YN to dis­cuss your risk fac­tors and fam­i­ly history.

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Board Certifications
Hematology & Oncology
English, Urdu, Hindi, Gujrati
Awards & Accolades
Women in Medicine 2021
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2021
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2020
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2019
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2018
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2017
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2022
Clinical Interests

Bleed­ing dis­eases, Blood dis­or­ders, Bone mar­row biop­sy, Clot­ting issues

Personal Interests

I enjoy read­ing, trav­el­ing, and quilting.

AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Joliet
333 Madison Street Joliet, Illinois 60435 815-725-7133 Get Directions
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers
150 West High Street Morris, Illinois 60450 815-942-2932 Get Directions
Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard New Lenox, Illinois 60451 815-300-1100 Get Directions
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical -Mumbai India Graduation Date: 1990 Degree: MBBS
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County Resident in Internal Medicine
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County Hematology and Oncology