Nora Jaskowiak, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Nora Jaskowiak

Nora Jaskowiak, MD, is a well-regarded professor and surgeon focusing on the surgical management of breast cancer, along with endocrine surgery, thyroid cancer, and parathyroid disorders.

She is surgical head of the University of Chicago Breast Center, which is dedicated to all women's breast health needs. The Center offers each woman a comprehensive care plan whether they are self- or physician-referred, or seeking a second opinion.

Dr. Jaskowiak has also performed research under the supervision of Ralph Weichselbaum, MD, investigating how blocking the action of vascular endothelial cell growth factor, a substance that encourages the growth of new blood vessels, can dramatically increase the anti-tumor effects of radiation therapy.

Practice Location

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine 
5758 S. Maryland Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

General Surgery

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


University of California, San Francisco


The University of Chicago Medicine 
National Cancer Institute (Surgery Branch)


American College of Surgeons 
Society of Surgical Oncology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-2048

Office Fax

(773) 834-4022

Office Postal Address

Nora Jaskowiak, MD 
The University of Chicago Medicine 
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5031 
Chicago, IL 60637