Top Doctors 2016: Medical Oncology

By Seattle Mag


January 20, 2016

This article originally appeared in the February 2016 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Medical oncologists specialize in treating cancer with chemotherapy or other medications.

David M. Aboulafia, M.D., AIDS-related cancers, leukemia and lymphoma, myeloproliferative disorders; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason; University of Michigan, 1983

 Anthony L. Back, M.D., palliative care, gastrointestinal cancer; UW Medicine, Medical Oncology, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.6211; Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Harvard Medical School, 1984

 George R. Birchfield, M.D., medical oncology/hematology; Swedish Cancer Institute, 21632 Highway 99, Edmonds, 425.673.8300; Swedish Medical Center–Edmonds; University of Washington, 1985

 Stephen Chen, M.D., Ph.D., lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, breast cancer; Polyclinic, Medical Oncology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2341; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Tongi Medical University, China, 1985

 H. Joachim Deeg, M.D., myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders, bone marrow failure disorders; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.1024; UW Medical Center; University of Bonn, Germany, 1972

 David Dong, M.D., medical oncology/hematology; Swedish Cancer Institute, 751 NE Blakely Drive, Suite 190, Issaquah, 425.313.4200; Swedish Medical Center–Issaquah; University of Utah, 1986

Philip J. Gold, M.D., gastrointestinal cancer, colon and rectal cancer, pancreatic cancer; Swedish Cancer Institute, 1221 Madison St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.386.2121; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Miami, 1991

 Julie R. Gralow, M.D., Director of Breast Medical Oncology at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, breast cancer; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.1024; UW Medical Center; University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1988

 William P. Harris, M.D., gastrointestinal cancer, liver cancer; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.1024; UW Medical Center; Columbia University, 2001

 Peter Y.Z. Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer, breast and lung cancer; The Everett Clinic, Cancer/Oncology, 1717 13th St., Everett, 425.297.5500; Providence Regional Medical Center; Hua Bei Medical College, Tangshan, China, 1986

 Douglas J. Lee, M.D., medical oncology/hematology; Swedish Cancer Institute, 21632 Highway 99, Edmonds, 425.673.8300; Swedish Medical Center–Edmonds; Yale University, 1981

 David G. Maloney, M.D., Ph.D., lymphoma, bone marrow and stem cell transplant, vaccine therapy; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.1024; UW Medical Center; Stanford University, 1985

 Thomas W. Malpass, M.D., leukemia, gynecologic cancers, palliative care; Virginia Mason, Hematology/Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Virginia, 1975

 Vincent J. Picozzi Jr., M.D., gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic cancer, genitourinary cancer; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason; Stanford University, 1978

 Nanette Robinson, M.D., breast cancer, hematologic malignancies, hematology; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason; McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1990