Laura Ashack, MD

  • Biography
  • Education & Training
  • Disease Specialization

Dr. Laura Ashack is from Wyandotte, MI, and attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, for her undergraduate degree. She then headed to Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Ashack completed a transitional year internship in Indianapolis, IN, and her radiation oncology residency at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. During residency, Dr. Ashack was nominated for multiple awards, including the Drs. AA and David Goldsmith Award given to a resident who demonstrates genuine humanness and empathy towards their patients. She also received the Susan Perlman Award, given to a senior trainee who best exemplifies academic excellence, special leadership skills, and compassion for patients.

Dr. Ashack’s professional interests include the treatment of gynecologic malignancies and breast cancer, in particular the treatment, toxicity, and follow-up to improve long-term outcomes and quality of life. She is also interested in improving health disparities in her community and obtained a Health Equity and Advocacy Clinical Scholarship while at Northwestern.

In her spare time, Dr. Ashack loves spending time with her husband and dog. She is also an avid runner and enjoys discussing fitness and nutrition.

  • Residency
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
  • Internship
    Ascension St. Vincent Hospital
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Medical School
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    East Lansing, MI
  • Board Eligibility
    Radiation Oncology 
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancers
  • Skin Cancer