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Chao Huang, M.D.

Dr. Huang
Westwood, KS

Dr. Chao Huang

Director, Lung Program

The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Westwood Medical Pavilion and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Westwood, KS 66205
(913) 588-7750

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Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil

Presbyterian Medical Center of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Dr. Chao Huang received his medical degree from the Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Grande do Sul (UFRGS) located in Brazil. He went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at the Presbyterian Medical Center of the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A fellowship ensued at the Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University Hospital, also located in Philadelphia. Dr. Huang currently serves as associate professor of medicine and director of the lung program at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. His clinical practice is centered at The University of Kansas Cancer Center located in Westwood, Kansas where he serves as a hematology and oncology specialist.

Professional Highlights

Dr. Huang is board-certified in internal medicine with sub certifications in both medical oncology and hematology. His clinical focus is lung cancer and head and neck cancer with specialties in hematology and oncology, medical oncology, head and neck oncology, thoracic oncology, and oncology. Dr. Huang treats a wide-variety of cancers, among them brain cancer, chest area cancer, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung masses, mesothelioma, metastatic lung malignancies, and thoracic cancer. Dr. Huang is committed to his patients and to offering them the latest options for their treatment, including clinical trials.

Dr. Huang is a member of several professional organizations—the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC).

Clinical Research and Publications

Dr. Huang’s research revolves around cancers of the lung, head, and neck, with a particular interest in clinical trials and translational research. Dr. Huang has authored or coauthored scientific articles in several journals, including the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Frontiers in Oncology, Lung Cancer, and Oncology Reports.

Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Annette Charlevois

Patient Support Coordinator

Annette Charlevois


University of Kansas Medical Center

The University of Kansas Cancer Center

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