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Rush University Medical Center

1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Experts at Rush draw on decades of experience and collaborate across disciplines to diagnose and treat complex diseases, such as amyloidosis. Rush welcomes patients seeking second opinions.

If you are diagnosed with amyloidosis, treatment will focus on destroying abnormal cells in the blood. Your care team may use the following:

– Chemotherapy

– Bone marrow transplant

If another disease caused amyloidosis, that condition will be treated aggressively in an attempt to slow the advancement of amyloidosis.

Why choose Rush for amyloidosis care

– Rush consistently ranks among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report in some of the programs that may be involved in your care, including nephrology (diseases that affect the kidneys).

– Rush’s bone marrow transplant program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.

– Specialists who see and treat the complex diseases that may cause amyloidosis or result from amyloidosis. These specialists communicate and collaborate with each other to solve problems together.

The team includes healthcare professionals in the following areas:

Hematology and Oncology:
Agne Paner, MD; Parameswaran Venugopal, MD

Dinesh K. Kalra, MD


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