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Blase Polite, MD, Oncology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

BlaseNicholasPoliteMD

Oncology Chicago, IL

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine

Overview of Dr. Polite

Dr. Blase Polite is an oncologist in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice 17 years. Dr. Polite accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 126 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Oncology. He has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Hematology and Medical Oncology, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoResidency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineClass of 2000
  • Goucher College
    Goucher CollegeNon Degree, 1995 - 1996
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoM.P.P., 1990 - 1992
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoA.B., Public Policy Studies, With General Honors, 1987 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2000 - 2026
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2023 - 2025

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Clinician Award University of Chicago, 2015
  • Hematology Oncology Fellow Teaching Award University of Chicago, 2014
  • Nominated Candidate for ASCO Board of Directors 2014-2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Charting the Future of Cancer Health Disparities Research: A Position Statement From the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Cancer Society, the Ame...  
    Polite BN, Adams-Campbell LL, Brawley OW, Bickell N, Carethers JM, Flowers CR, Foti M, Gomez SL, Griggs JJ, Lathan CS, Li CI, Lichtenfeld JL, McCaskill-Stevens W, Pask..., Cancer Res, 1/24/2017
  • Charting the Future of Cancer Health Disparities Research: A Position Statement From the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Cancer Society, the Ame...  
    Polite BN, Adams-Campbell LL, Brawley OW, Bickell N, Carethers JM, Flowers CR, Foti M, Gomez SL, Griggs JJ, Lathan CS, Li CI, Lichtenfeld JL, McCaskill-Stevens W, Pask..., CA Cancer J Clin, 1/24/2017
  • Charting the Future of Cancer Health Disparities Research: A Position Statement From the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Cancer Society, the Ame...  
    Polite BN, Adams-Campbell LL, Brawley OW, Bickell N, Carethers JM, Flowers CR, Foti M, Gomez SL, Griggs JJ, Lathan CS, Li CI, Lichtenfeld JL, McCaskill-Stevens W, Pask..., J Clin Oncol, 1/24/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • Challenges to Access in the United States 
    ASCO Annual Meeting 2019 - Chicago, IL - 6/1/2019
  • What to Expect From Washington, DC in 2018-2019 
    2018 ASCO Annual Meeting - Chicago, Illinois - 06/2/2018
  • The Bundle Jungle. 
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2017
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Other

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Cofinity PPO
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthLink PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Sagamore Health Plus
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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