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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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Michael S. Mulligan, MD

Michael S. Mulligan, MD

Surgery

Dr. Mulligan is a leader in cardiothoracic surgery. He has performed hundreds of lung transplants and thousands of other thoracic surgeries. He's also the Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and regularly performs and teaches video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

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Brant K. Oelschlager, MD

Brant K. Oelschlager, MD

Surgery

Dr. Oelschlager is an international leader in the area of minimally invasive esophageal and gastric surgery. His practice is devoted almost entirely to the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus and stomach.

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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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Leah M. Backhus, MD

Leah M. Backhus, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Backhus is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasiave surgery for lung and esophageal cancer.

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Krishnavel V. Chathadi, MD

Krishnavel V. Chathadi, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Chathadi is a gastroenterologist in the UW Digestive Disease Center. He cares for patients with esophageal cancer.

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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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Farhood Farjah, MD, MPH

Farhood Farjah, MD, MPH

Surgery

Dr. Farjah is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and other lung diseases.

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William P. Harris, MD

William P. Harris, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. William Harris specializes in caring for people with hepatobiliary, pancreatic, and gastrointestinal malignancies.

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Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD

Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Hwang is a gastroenterologist who strives to provide excellent care to his patients and to improve their quality of life.

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John M. Inadomi, MD

John M. Inadomi, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Inadomi treats colon cancer and has specific interest 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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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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Marcus Neubauer, MD

Marcus Neubauer, MD

Medical Oncology

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

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Shilpen A. Patel, MD

Shilpen A. Patel, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Patel is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of thoracic cancer, including lung, thymic, and tracheal tumors, gastrointestinal cancers, and chest sarcoma at UW Medical Center and SCCA Proton Therapy.

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Carlos A Pellegrini, MD

Carlos A Pellegrini, MD

Surgery

Dr. Pellegrini is a world-renowned surgeon in the area of esophageal diseases and introduced minimally invasive operations for the treatment of achalasia and gastroesophageal reflux. He focuses his practice in the area of benign and malignant esophageal problems.

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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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Paul E. Swanson, MD

Paul E. Swanson, MD

Pathology

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

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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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Thomas K. Varghese, Jr., MD

Thomas K. Varghese, Jr., MD

Surgery

Dr. Varghese is the director of the thoracic surgery program at Harborview Medical Center and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

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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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Douglas Wood, MD

Douglas Wood, MD

Surgery

Dr. Wood is a UW professor, chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the endowed chair in lung cancer research. He is a world-renowned surgeon in thoracic oncology, specializing in lung and esophageal cancer. He is also a national and international leader in the management of complex airway disease and in the surgical management of end-stage lung disease.

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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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Jing Zeng, MD

Jing Zeng, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Zeng is a radiation oncologist who specializes in treating lung cancer, thoracic malignancies, and genitourinary tumors, including prostate cancer, using the latest technologies and available clinical trials.

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