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Our Doctors

The colorectal cancer doctors who care for patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are researchers and scientists as well as care providers who constantly seek the best new treatments for their patients.

Smith Apisarnthanarax, MD

Smith Apisarnthanarax, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Apisarnthanarax is a radiation oncologist with expertise in gastrointestinal cancers and genitourinary tumors, including prostate cancer. He also specializes in proton therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, and liver cancer.

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Anthony L. Back, MD

Anthony L. Back, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Back is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating cancers of the gastrointestinal system. He is an expert in communication between physicians and patients and acts as a mentor for many new physicians.

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Teresa A. Brentnall, MD

Teresa A. Brentnall, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Brentnall is a gastroenterology specialist practicing at UW Medical Center and specializes in familial pancreatic cancer and colon cancer associated with inflammatory bowel disease.

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David R. Byrd, MD

David R. Byrd, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Byrd is a UW professor of surgery, the section chief of surgical oncology, and director of the Pancreatic Cancer Specialty Clinic. He was the first surgeon to bring the sentinel lymph node biopsy technique to the Northwest. He is an expert in many surgical procedures, including the Whipple procedure used in pancreas cancer treatment.

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Gabriela Chiorean, MD

Gabriela Chiorean, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Chiorean specializes in treating patients with colorectal, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and pancreatic cancers.

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Andrew L. Coveler, MD

Andrew L. Coveler, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Coveler is a medical oncologist who treats cancers of the gastrointestinal system.

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Christopher Damman, MD

Christopher Damman, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Damman treats patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

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Alessandro Fichera, MD

Alessandro Fichera, MD

Surgery

Dr. Fichera is a nationally renowned, board certified colorectal surgeon specializing in minimally invasive and robotic surgery for gastrointestinal cancers.

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William M. Grady, MD

William M. Grady, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Grady is an expert in the treatment of colorectal cancer, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, and stomach cancer. He believes prevention and early detection are key to effective management of cancer.

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William P. Harris, MD

William P. Harris, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Harris specializes in caring for people with gastrointestinal malignancies including hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer.

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Karen D. Horvath, MD

Karen D. Horvath, MD

Surgery

Dr. Horvath is a surgeon who specializes in treating colon cancer and rectal cancer.

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John M. Inadomi, MD

John M. Inadomi, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Inadomi has specific expertise in screening and surveillance to reduce mortality from esophageal and colorectal cancers.

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Edward Kim, MD

Edward Kim, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Kim is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers, breast cancer, sarcoma, and brain and central nervous system cancers.

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Wui-Jin Koh, MD

Wui-Jin Koh, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Koh is a professor of Radiation Oncology at University of Washington and the medical director for Radiation Oncology for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. He specializes in treating gynecological and gastrointestinal cancers.

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Mukta Katdare Krane, MD

Mukta Katdare Krane, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Krane is a colorectal surgeon who specializes in resection for colon, rectal, and anal cancers as well as minimally invasive colorectal cancer surgery techniques.

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Sharon W. Kwan, MD

Sharon W. Kwan, MD

Radiology

Dr. Kwan is a radiologist who specializes in interventional radiology for liver, colon, and rectal cancers.

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Edward H. Lin, MD

Edward H. Lin, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Lin is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating gastrointestinal cancers.

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Gary N. Mann, MD, BCh

Gary N. Mann, MD, BCh

Surgery

Dr. Mann is a surgeon at UW Medicine specializing in general surgery, melanoma, endocrine neoplasia management, sarcoma, pancreas cancer, and molecular imaging of endocrine tumors.

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Marcus Neubauer, MD

Marcus Neubauer, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Neubauer treats patients with lung, head, neck, and gastrointestinal cancers.

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Siddharth A. Padia, MD

Siddharth A. Padia, MD

Radiology

Dr. Padia is an interventional radiologist who specializes in treating patients with gastrointestinal cancers and sarcoma.

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Michael D. Saunders, MD

Michael D. Saunders, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Saunders is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is also director of the Digestive Disease Center at UW Medical Center.

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Veena Shankaran, MD

Veena Shankaran, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Shankaran is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, with a particular focus on cancers of the esophagus and stomach.

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Mika N. Sinanan, MD, PhD

Mika N. Sinanan, MD, PhD

Surgery

Dr. Sinanan is a general surgeon at UW Medical Center.

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Melissa P. Upton, MD

Melissa P. Upton, MD

Pathology

Dr. Upton is a pathologist with expertise in gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic pathology, cytopathology, and in the application of immunohistochemical and molecular markers to diagnostic pathology issues.

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Sandeep Vaidya, MD

Sandeep Vaidya, MD

Radiology

Dr. Vaidya is an interventional radiologist.

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Karim Valji, MD

Karim Valji, MD

Radiology

Dr. Valji is a radiologist with expertise in vascular and interventional radiology.

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Maria A. Westerhoff, MD

Maria A. Westerhoff, MD

Pathology

Dr. Westerhoff is a pathologist on the gastrointestinal cancers team.

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Matthew M. Yeh, MD, PhD

Matthew M. Yeh, MD, PhD

Pathology

Dr. Yeh is a pathologist specializing in diagnosis of gastrointestinal, liver, biliary and pancreatic cancer.

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