Leon H. Dragon, MD, FACPDepartment of Medicine
Senior Attending, Medical Oncology

Education

  • Undergraduate: Biology, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
  • Medical School: MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Internship: Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
  • Residency:
    • Junior Medical Resident, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
    • Senior Medical Resident, University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Board Certification

  1. 1974 American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate
  2. 1978 American Board of Internal Medicine, Oncology Subspecialty Board

Academic and Administrative Appointments

  • (1984-Present) Medical Staff Attending, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • (1999-Present) Medical Staff Attending, Highland Park Hospital, Highland Park, Illinois
  • (1984-Present) Principal Investigator, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  • (1985-Present) Y-ME Breast Cancer Support Organization, Medical Advisory Board
  • (1992-Present) Cancer Wellness Center, Medical Advisory Board
  • (1990-1992) Illinois Cancer Council Division of Clinical Trials, Executive Committee Member
  • (1998-Present) Clinical Practice Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • (1999-2003) Cancer Communication Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • (1997-Present) Board of Directors, Illinois Medical Oncology Society

Honors and Awards

  • 1971  > Graduated with High Honors, M.D. Degree
  • 1968-1970 > Bamberger Scholarship (Deserving and especially promising students)
  • 1968 > Leon F. Moldavsky Scholarship (Excellence in Pathology)
  • 1967-1971 > Edmund J. James Program for Independent Study
  • 1971 > Francis Senear Award (Excellence in Medicine)
  • 1971 > Williamson Award (Excellence in Medicine)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • 1971 - Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 1978 - Dallas County Medical Society
  • 1978 - Texas Medical Association
  • 1979 - Member, American College of Physicians
  • 1981 - American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • 1984 - Illinois State Medical Society
  • 1984 - Chicago Medical Society
  • 1984 - American Medical Association
  • 1989 - Illinois Medical Oncology Society
  • 1994 - Fellow, American College of Physicians
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