Katherine Griem, M.D.
Dr. Griem is a nationally renowned expert in the treatment of breast cancer and a Fellow of the American College of Radiology. She has been named one of Chicago’s top doctors.
Dr. Griem was among the first to develop and implement the prone technique for irradiation of the breast reducing dose to heart and lung. Among her research interests are cardiac sparing techniques for breast cancer, partial breast irradiation, and cost benefit analysis.
Dr. Griem’s involvement extends to education and activism. She was Instructor in Radiation Therapy and Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. She has served on the Medical Advisory Board of the Y-Me National Organization for Breast Cancer. Dr. Griem is on the Board of Directors for the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society and is its Vice President.
Dr. Griem is Professor of Radiation Oncology at Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL.
1982: Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1983: Internship, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
1986: Residency, Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1986: Certified, American Board of Radiology