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John L. Showel, MD

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Specialty:
  • Oncology, Medical
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Hematology
  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Medical Oncology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Head and neck tumors
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Patterns-of-failure after helical tomotherapy-based chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancer: implications for CTV margin, elective nodal dose and bilateral parotid sparing.
    Dandekar V, Morgan T, Turian J, Fidler MJ, Showel J, Nielsen T, Coleman J, Diaz A, Sher DJ
    Oral Oncol.
    2014 May
    50(5):520-6.
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Patient feedback information is available for physicians employed by Rush University Medical Center who have received 30 or more patient surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Number of Patient Surveys
50
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.9
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.8
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.7
Information the care provider gave you about medications
4.8
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care
4.8
Your confidence in this care provider
4.9
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
5.0
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.7
For more information about patient feedback, see the Quality Care section of the Rush University Medical Center website.