Cancer Specialists

By Seattle Mag July 22, 2013

This article originally appeared in the August 2013 issue of Seattle magazine.

Physicians with subspecialties in treating cancer can also be found under listings for Colon & Rectal Surgery, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Neurology, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Plastic Surgery, Pulmonary Disease, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Urology

ONCOLOGY
Eric Chen, M.D., Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3111, Group Health Bellevue Medical Center, 11511 NE 10th St., Bellevue, 425.502.3690; Group Health Cooperative; University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999

Eric Feldman, M.D., Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3111; Group Health Cooperative, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Medical College of Wisconsin, 1978; all types of cancers and blood disorders

Hank Kaplan, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, 1221 Madison St., Seattle, 206.386.2828; Swedish Medical Center, clinical associate professor of medicine, University of Washington; University of Rochester, 1972; breast cancer, lymphoma, multiple myeloma

Aimee D. Kohn, M.D., Ph.D., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Halvorson Cancer Center, 12040 NE 128th St., Suite 1600, Kirkland, 425.899.3181; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Stanford University, 1999; breast cancer, aerodigestive, hematology

Douglas J. Lee, M.D., Puget Sound Cancer Centers, 1560 N 115th St., Suite G16, Seattle, 206.365.8252, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Yale University, 1981; pain management, breast cancer

Vincent J. Picozzi, M.D., Virginia Mason, main campus, Buck Pavilion, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Stanford University, 1978; pancreaticobiliary cancer, other gastrointestinal cancers, hematology

ONCOLOGY, BREAST CANCER (MEDICAL)
Erin Ellis, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Seattle, 206.386.3900; Swedish Medical Center; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1985

Julie Gralow, M.D., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.7400; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; University of Southern California, 1988

Kristine Rinn, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Seattle, 206.386.3900; Swedish Medical Center; University of Washington, 1992; breast cancer

Nanette Robinson, M.D., Virginia Mason, main campus, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason Medical Center; McGill University, Montreal, 1990; breast cancer, general oncology, hematology

ONCOLOGY, BREAST CANCER (SURGICAL)
Claire Buchanan, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Suite 600, Seattle, 206.215.6400; University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1998; breast cancer surgery, prophylactic breast surgery for high-risk patients, nipple-sparing mastectomy

Richard B. Clarfeld, M.D., Overlake Hospital Medical Center, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 180, Bellevue, 425.688.0212; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, 1974; breast surgery, breast cancer and surgery, cancer surgery

Patricia Dawson, M.D., Ph.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Suite 600, Seattle, 206.215.5900, 215.991.2340; Swedish Medical Center; New Jersey College of Medicine, 1977; surgical treatment of breast cancer, sentinel lymph node biopsy, prophylactic and skin-sparing mastectomy

Christine A. Lee, M.D., Swedish Surgical Specialists, 751 NE Blakely Drive, Suite 4020, Issaquah, 425.313.7124, Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Suite 600, 206.215.6400; Swedish Medical Center; George Washington University, 1993; breast cancer surgery

Debra G. Wechter, M.D., Virginia Mason, main campus, Lindeman Pavilion, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6633; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of California, Davis, 1980; breast surgery for benign and malignant breast disease, oncoplastic breast surgery, intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer

ONCOLOGY, COLORECTAL CANCER (MEDICAL)
Tim Carlos, M.D., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at Evergreen in the Halvorson Cancer Center, 12040 NE 128th St., Suite 1600, Kirkland, 425.899.3181; EvergreenHealth Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington; Georgetown University, 1978; GI, lung and hematologic malignancies

Philip J. Gold, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, First Hill Campus, 1221 Madison St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.386.2121; Swedish Medical Center; University of Miami School of Medicine, 1991; gastrointestinal cancer, clinical trials

ONCOLOGY, COLORECTAL SURGERY (SEE COLON AND RECTAL SURGERY)

ONCOLOGY, GYNECOLOGIC CANCERS (MEDICAL & SURGICAL)
Charles W. Drescher, M.D., Pacific Gynecology Specialists, Swedish, First Hill campus, 1101 Madison St., Suite 1500, Seattle, 206.965.1700; Swedish Medical Center, Providence Everett Medical Center; University of Michigan Medical School, 1984; gynecologic cancer and surgery, ovarian cancer, robotic surgery 

Howard G. Muntz, M.D., Women’s Cancer Care of Seattle, 1560 N 115th St., Suite 101, Seattle, 206.368.6806; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Harvard Medical School, 1984; robotic surgery, ovarian cancer, complex gynecologic surgery

Kathryn F. McGonigle, M.D., Women’s Cancer Care of Seattle, 1560 N 115 St., Suite 101, Seattle, 206.368.6806; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center; St. Louis University, 1984; gynecologic cancer, gynecologic surgery

Pamela Paley, M.D., Pacific Gynecology Specialists, 1101 Madison, Suite 1500, Seattle, 206.965.1700; Swedish Medical Center, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Loyola University; clinical trials, gynecologic oncology, hereditary ovarian cancer risk reduction

Dan S. Veljovich, M.D., Pacific Gynecology Specialists, 1101 Madison St., Suite 1500, Seattle, 206.965.1700, also Issaquah and Bellevue offices; Swedish Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Virginia School of Medicine 1994; gynecologic cancer, robotic surgery

ONCOLOGY, LUNG CANCER
Renato Martins, M.D., M.P.H., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave., Seattle, 206.288.1135; University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1992; lung cancer, head and neck cancer, thyroid cancer

Joseph Rosales, M.D., Virginia Mason, main campus, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193, Virginia Mason Federal Way, 33501 First Way S, Federal Way, 253.838.2400; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of California, Los Angeles, Geffen School of Medicine, 1999; lung cancer, esophageal cancer, breast cancer

Howard L. West, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, 1221 Madison St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.386.2424, also in Ballard; Swedish Medical Center, First Hill and Ballard campuses; Harvard Medical School, 1996; lung cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer

ONCOLOGY, PEDIATRIC
Douglas Hawkins, M.D., Seattle Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2106; Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Harvard Medical School, 1990; sarcomas, pediatric cancer

Julie R. Park, M.D., Seattle Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2106; Seattle Children’s Hospital; University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1988; neuroblastoma, novel therapies, supportive care guidelines for care of oncologic patients

ONCOLOGY, RADIATION
Paul Herstein, M.D., Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3000; Group Health Cooperative; Stanford University School of Medicine, 1974; stereotactic linac-based irradiation and prostate implantation

Daniel Landis, M.D., Ph.D., Ballard Radiation Treatment Center, 5225 Tallman Ave. NW, Seattle, 206.386.6707; Swedish Cancer Institute; University of Washington School of Medicine, 2001; tomotherapy, intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy (IMRT/IGRT)

Vivek Mehta, M.D., Swedish Cancer Institute, 1221 Madison St., Seattle, 206.386.2323; Swedish Medical Center; University of Washington, 1997; GI cancer, lung cancer, radiosurgery

Eric W. Taylor, M.D., EvergreenHealth Radiation Oncology, Halvorson Cancer Center, 12040 NE 128th St., Kirkland, 425.899.1860; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Washington, 1978; breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer (stereotactic body radiation therapy)

 

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