Top Doctors 2020 Cancer Specialties: Hematology 

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians

This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors (Cancer Specialties) cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Hematologists treat blood diseases, such as cancer, lymphoma, anemia and sickle cell disease. Oncologists and other internal medicine practitioners work in this specialty.

Michele B. Frank, M.D., leukemia and lymphoma, thrombotic disorders, anemia; Halvorson Cancer Center at EvergreenHealth, 12040 NE 128th St., Suite 1600, Kirkland, 425.899.3181; EvergreenHealth

Terry Gernsheimer, M.D., platelet disorders, bleeding/coagulation disorders, transfusion medicine; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.606.1260; University of Washington Medical Center

Sioban B. Keel, M.D., benign red blood cell disorders, iron metabolism, acquired aplastic anemia; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.606.1024; University of Washington Medical Center

Henry Y. Li, M.D., hematologic malignancies, general hematology, sarcoma; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Oncology and Hematology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2371; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill, Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill

A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:

DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.

* One asterisk after a physician’s name means the physician is not seeing new patients, but may refer within the department, group or practice.
** Two asterisks mean that the physician is not seeing new patients, but can take new patients by referral. The doctor may also take relatives of current patients.

Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Top Doctor. To learn how doctors are selected, please click here.

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