Dr. John Berry specializes in the medical (nonsurgical) treatment of cancer. He has been a member of MacNeal’s medical staff since 1999, serving as chairman of the Department of Hematology and Oncology since 2004. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.
Born in Yorkshire, England, but raised in New Zealand, Dr. Berry brings an international perspective to his practice. He has lived and worked in New Zealand, Scotland, Saudi Arabia and Canada, where he completed teaching and research fellowships.
He has published extensively, with a particular research interest in the chemotherapeutic treatment of Hodgkin’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and breast cancer. His credentials include:
- Fellowships: Cross Center Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1980-1981
- FRACP: Fellow at the Royal Australian College of Physicians, 1978-1981
- Residency: Auckland Hospital Board, Auckland, New Zealand, 1974-1979
- Doctor of Medicine: University of Otago Medical School, New Zealand, 1974