Dr. Milton was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Notre Dame and then earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Columbia University in New York. He completed his internship and residency at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, where he then served as chief medical resident and instructor of medicine. Dr. Milton then completed his fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. After completing his training, Dr. Milton practiced in the metro-Chicago area and served on faculty at the University of Chicago Medical School. Dr. Milton has participated in clinical research and has published manuscripts in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Seminars in Oncology, and Cancer. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.