Lung Cancer

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Our Doctors

Patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) are taken care of by doctors, advanced practice providers, and registered nurses who specialize in lung cancer and are among the best in the nation. At SCCA, you have access to the latest therapies and treatments. Our team of doctors and specialists meets regularly to discuss each patient’s treatment options.

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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Christina S. Baik, MD, MPH

Christina S. Baik, MD, MPH

Medical Oncology

Dr. Baik treats patients who have lung and head and neck cancers. She is also involved in lung cancer prevention research.

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Guang-Shing Cheng, MD

Guang-Shing Cheng, MD

Pulmonary

Dr. Cheng specializes in pulmonary complications from bone marrow transpants and malignancies, unusual pulmonary infections, and the early detection of lung cancer.

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Laura Q.M. Chow, MD

Laura Q.M. Chow, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Chow cares for patients with lung, head and neck, and thyroid cancers. She is devoted to finding new treatments for these diseases.

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Keith D. Eaton, MD, PhD

Keith D. Eaton, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Eaton applies expert research knowledge to treating patients with lung cancer.

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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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Bernardo H. L. Goulart, MD, MS

Bernardo H. L. Goulart, MD, MS

Medical Oncology

Dr. Goulart treats patients for lung cancer and head and neck cancers. He is also board certified in Internal Medicine.

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A. McGarry Houghton, MD

A. McGarry Houghton, MD

Pulmonary

Dr. Houghton is a pulmonologist and specializes in critical care, pulmonary complications of malignant disease, and lung cancer.

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Aimee D. Kohn, MD, PhD

Aimee D. Kohn, MD, PhD

Hematology,Medical Oncology

Dr. Aimee Kohn is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. She sees patients at SCCA at EvergreenHealth.

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Sylvia M. Lee, MD

Sylvia M. Lee, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Sylvia Lee is a medical oncologist who treats head and neck cancers, lung cancers, and melanoma.

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Matthew Lonergan, MD

Matthew Lonergan, MD

Hematology,Medical Oncology

Dr. Matthew Lonergan is a hematology oncologist who treats patients at SCCA at EvergreenHealth and SCCA Medical Oncology at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.

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David K. Madtes, MD

David K. Madtes, MD

Pulmonary

Dr. Madtes is a pulmonary and critical care specialist whose expertise is in lung injury repair process, cell biology, and respiratory system. He also sees patients in the Lung Cancer Early Detection & Prevention Clinic.

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Renato G. Martins, MD, MPH

Renato G. Martins, MD, MPH

Medical Oncology

Dr. Martins is the medical director for thoracic/head and neck oncology as well as outpatient general oncology and hematology at SCCA.

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Edmond Ardeshir Marzbani, MD

Edmond Ardeshir Marzbani, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Edmond Marzbani is the medical director at SCCA Medical Oncology at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.

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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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Marcus Neubauer, MD

Marcus Neubauer, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Neubauer treats patients with lung, head, and neck 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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Ramesh Rengan, MD, PhD

Ramesh Rengan, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Ramesh Rengan is the Medical Director at SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center. He is internationally known for his work in treating lung cancer, esophageal cancer, thoracic malignancies, and melanoma. He specializes in genitourinary tumors including prostate cancer.

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Cristina Rodriguez, MD

Cristina Rodriguez, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Cristina Rodriquez specializes in caring for people with head and neck, salivary gland, thyroid, and lung cancers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. She is board certified in medical oncology and hematology.

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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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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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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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