Christopher R. Chitambar, MD, FACP

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Christopher
Hematology, Medical Oncology
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital (414) 805-0505

I feel that it is important to care for patients as a whole, combining the specific treatment of their disease with their desire for quality of life. Even when their disease is no longer responding to treatment, there is always something that can be done to help them deal with their illness. Communication with my patients and educating them about their disease is an integral part of my practice.

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Breast Cancer

Treatment & Services

Virtual Visit

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
8800 West Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(866) 680-0505
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Breast Care Center - Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
8800 West Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(866) 680-0505
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Education & Training

Brackenridge Hospital - Austin - TX - Residency in Internal Medicine - (1999-2001)

Christian Medical College and Hospital - Ludhiana - India - Doctor of Medicine - (1975)

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center - Denver - Fellowship in Hematology & Oncology - (1980-1983)

Board Certifications

Hematology
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Patient Reviews

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. Learn more about our survey.

5 out of 5. 100 ratings, 23 reviews
Ratings
June 4, 2020
knowledge of my specific diagnosis and options for future treatment
June 3, 2020
Dr.Chitambar gives excellent medical counsel & care. He supports my decisions in my cancer treatment. My husband & I greatly appreciate his excellent care & kindness.
May 29, 2020
I am alive today because of Dr.Chitambar
May 28, 2020
It's a pleasure to be a patient of Dr. Chitambar. I don't normally like visiting doctors but he is caring and is easy to talk to. He always is genuinely concerned about things I talk to him about. I wouldn't want any other Dr. to be my cancer Dr.
May 27, 2020
love them all!
May 26, 2020
caring,kind, empathetic, knowledgeable
May 16, 2020
Dr. Chitambar is always very intuitive about my questions. He let me ask the 3 questions that i had and he took the time to answer them. He is very knowledgeable and patient.
March 21, 2020
Excellent Dr! Very knowledgeable, answers all questions with patience and clear explanations. Very confident and relaxed exudes a calming nature to the patient.
Feb. 26, 2020
I know they are busy, but everyone at the Breast Care center is friendly. They never make me feel rushed and are always willing to listen to any concerns I have. Great people providing exceptional care.
Feb. 5, 2020
yes. dr. chitambar is a great dr. and always takes time to answer any questions and shows real concern for me as a patient. I am grateful he's my dr.
Jan. 21, 2020
Dr. Chitumbar thoroughly discussed the concerns and care associated with my condition, always carefully ebxplaining and checking to make sure I completely understood the conversation.
Jan. 10, 2020
knowledgeable informed kind and caring
Dec. 5, 2019
Dr Chitambar Always listens and discusses any care concerns thoroughly
Dec. 2, 2019
cannot say enough about the terrific care given by Dr.Chitambar and his staff. I consider myself so fortunate to have them on my team.
Nov. 16, 2019
He listens to my questions and answers to his questions and considers them with great care and an obvious command of the field. He includes my input in his decision making.
Nov. 15, 2019
Such a caring, good, and understandable doctor! I have appreciated his many years of good care!
Nov. 11, 2019
I actually waited much more than 15minutes after appointment time. Good communication about how far behind the provider is needs to be improved. I had time to go eat lunch, or go to the pharmacy or whatever. When I asked the scheduler how much longer, she said another 30 minutes. I calmly stated that was unacceptable given my responsibility to pick up my child from school on time. Other staff members overheard the interaction & got involved. Otherwise I would have needed to reschedule which decreases my satisfaction. All the nurses(Jessie), techs and providers(Marissa) are great...even after this, I still highly recommend this department to my girlfriends!
Oct. 11, 2019
very knowledgeable . kind and compassionate . this was a doctor for a second opinion. I have great respect for him and his nurse . also Doctor working with him.
Oct. 4, 2019
wonderful physician and staff!
Sept. 28, 2019
Excellent care and staff fabulous! wouldn't think of going to anybody else......love Frodert.
Sept. 25, 2019
Brilliant, caring doc with great bedside manner.
Aug. 29, 2019
Dr. Chitambar, his nurse and support team are all wonderful to work with!
Aug. 28, 2019
We could not possibly be happier with Dr Chitambar. He is wonderful!