Suzanne D. Conzen, MD - The University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center

Suzanne D. Conzen, MD

Professor of Medicine

Dr. Conzen is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. She has a special clinical interest in the multidisciplinary care of locally advanced breast cancers, which may require chemotherapy and radiation therapy prior to surgical resection.

Dr. Conzen’s research laboratory uses a combination of molecular biology and large-scale genomic techniques to identify new targets for the effective therapy of breast cancer. Her work led to the recognition of a role for glucocorticoid receptor signaling in breast cancer biology.

Clinical Interests:

  • Hematology/oncology
  • Pre-operative combined radiation and chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer


Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology


  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Internship and Residency, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Darthmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, and The University of Chicago Medicine