Medical Oncology

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Our Doctors

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) medical oncologists are experts in their fields and see patients at SCCA near Lake Union, UW Medical Center, Seattle Children's, SCCA at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, and SCCA Medical Oncology at Northwest Hospital.
Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD

Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Appelbaum is the Executive Director of SCCA. His work centers on the biology and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

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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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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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Shailender Bhatia, MD

Shailender Bhatia, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Bhatia is a medical oncologist who cares for patients with skin cancers and kidney cancer.

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Marc C. Chamberlain, MD

Marc C. Chamberlain, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Chamberlain treats primary brain tumors and is doing research to achieve new and better therapies.

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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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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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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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H. Joachim Deeg, MD

H. Joachim Deeg, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Deeg treats bone marror failure such as aplastic anemia and blood cancers, such as myelodysplastic syndrome, leukemia, and myelofibrosis. He believes that a central part of good patient care is close collaboration between members of a multidisciplinary team. Read more about Dr. Deeg and his work at SCCA.

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Mary (Nora) L. Disis, MD

Mary (Nora) L. Disis, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Disis is a medical oncologist researching vaccines and immunotherapy for cancer, specifically breast cancer vaccines, including the role of the human immune system in battling cancer.

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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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Georgiana K. Ellis, MD

Georgiana K. Ellis, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Ellis is a medical oncologist who treats women with breast cancer.

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Matthew L. Fero, MD

Matthew L. Fero, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Fero is a medical oncologist with clinical expertise in bone marrow transplantation. He treats patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndrome.

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Mary E. Flowers, MD

Mary E. Flowers, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Flowers is director of the Adult Clinical Care Long-Term Follow-Up Program and cares for transplant patients long after they leave the clinic. Read more about Dr. Flowers and her work at SCCA.

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V.K. Gadi, MD, PhD

V.K. Gadi, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Gadi is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for women with breast cancer.

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George E. Georges, MD

George E. Georges, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Georges is a medical oncologist who treats people who have blood disorders like leukemia, lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndrome.

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Ajay K. Gopal, MD

Ajay K. Gopal, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Gopal specializes in the treatment of lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and novel low toxicity therapies.

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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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Julie R. Gralow, MD

Julie R. Gralow, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Gralow is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating women with breast cancer.

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John A. Hansen, MD

John A. Hansen, MD

Bone Marrow Transplantation,Medical Oncology

Dr. Hansen works in the clinical research division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center whose work involves studying genes that play critical roles in regulating cellular immune responses and immunity.

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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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Celestia S. Higano, MD

Celestia S. Higano, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Higano is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating prostate cancer.

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Leona A. Holmberg, MD, PhD

Leona A. Holmberg, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Holmberg specializes in bone marrow transplantation and has clinical expertise in immunotherapy and transplantation immunology.

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Larissa A. Korde, MD, MPH

Larissa A. Korde, MD, MPH

Medical Oncology

Dr. Korde is an assistant professor in the UW Division of Medical Oncology and specializes in the care of breast cancer patients.

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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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Hannah M. Linden, MD

Hannah M. Linden, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Linden is an academic breast cancer specialist and is active in clinical and “translational” research including estrogen receptor targeted therapies. She enjoys the opportunity to learn more about the science of breast cancer and how to integrate advances in science into patient care.

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Elizabeth Trice Loggers, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Trice Loggers, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Loggers is medical director for Palliative Care and a medical oncologist who cares for adults with sarcoma.

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David G. Maloney, MD, PhD

David G. Maloney, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Maloney applies the latest research on new treatments when treating his patients for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Read more about Dr. Maloney and his work at SCCA.

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Paul J. Martin, MD

Paul J. Martin, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Martin is a medical oncologist who specializes is treating patients with bone marrow transplantation.

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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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Marco Mielcarek, MD

Marco Mielcarek, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Mielcarek is the Medical Director of the adult blood and marrow transplant program and an oncologist who cares for patients who receive stem cell transplants for treatment of hematologic cancers.

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Robert Bruce Montgomery, MD

Robert Bruce Montgomery, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Bruce Montgomery is clinical director of genitourinary medical oncology, carrying out research and seeing men and women with genitourinary cancers at SCCA/UWMC.

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Elahe A. Mostaghel, MD, PhD

Elahe A. Mostaghel, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Mostaghel is a medical oncologist specializing in prostate, testicular, and bladder cancers.

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Maciej M. Mrugala, MD, PhD, MPH

Maciej M. Mrugala, MD, PhD, MPH

Medical Oncology

Dr. Mrugala treats primary glial brain tumors, primary central nervous system lymphoma, and neurofibromatosis. His research interests are in experimental therapeutics, and complications of treatments in neuro-oncology.

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Peter S. Nelson, MD

Peter S. Nelson, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Nelson is an oncologist specializing in therapies for early- and late-stage prostate cancer, pathology, and genome sciences.

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John M. Pagel, MD, PhD

John M. Pagel, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Pagel specializes in treating patients with leukemia and lymphoma.

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Amanda G. Paulovich, MD, PhD

Amanda G. Paulovich, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Paulovich is a medical oncologist who has extensive research on the study of human phenotypic variation. She is currently focused exclusively on research and not seeing patients.

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Effie W. Petersdorf, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Petersdorf is an oncology specialist pursuing research to understand MHC gene function using hematopoietic cell transplantation from unrelated donors as a model system.

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Seth M. Pollack, MD

Seth M. Pollack, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Pollack is a medical oncologist who treats adult patients with sarcoma.

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Oliver W. Press, MD, PhD

Oliver W. Press, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Press is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma.

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Jerald P. Radich, MD

Jerald P. Radich, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Radich is a medical oncologist who specializes in molecular genetics of leukemia and the detection of minimal residual disease.

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Aravind Ramakrishnan , MD

Aravind Ramakrishnan , MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Ramakrishnan is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Myeloproliferative Disorders.

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Andrew R. Rezvani, MD

Andrew R. Rezvani, MD

Hematology Oncology,Medical Oncology

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Stanley R. Riddell, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Riddell is an expert at treating lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndrome with bone marrow transplantation.

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Lupe G. Salazar, MD

Lupe G. Salazar, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Salazar is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast cancer and prevention.

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Brenda M. Sandmaier, MD

Brenda M. Sandmaier, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Sandmaier is a medical oncologist who treats patients with hematologic malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndrome. Her focus of research is in the area of reduced intensity transplantation and the use of alternative donors.

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Bart Lee Scott, MD

Bart Lee Scott, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Scott is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms.

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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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Jennifer M. Specht, MD

Jennifer M. Specht, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Specht is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating women with breast cancer.

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F. Marc Stewart, MD

F. Marc Stewart, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Stewart is an oncologist and the Medical Director of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

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Derek L. Stirewalt, MD

Derek L. Stirewalt, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Stirewalt is a medical oncologist specialising in bone marrow transplant and other leukemia treatments. His research focuses on molecular genetics of the aging hematopoietic system and its role in leukemia.

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Rainer F. Storb, MD

Rainer F. Storb, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Storb concentrates his research efforts on bone marrow transplantation. Although he works primarily in the lab, he spends two months working with patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and two weeks on consult service.

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John A. Thompson, MD

John A. Thompson, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Thompson is co-director of the SCCA Melanoma Clinic and widely respected as a leading medical oncologist who has developed better approaches to diagnosing and treating melanoma and kidney cancer.

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Scott S. Tykodi, MD, PhD

Scott S. Tykodi, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Tykodi is a medical oncologist who treats kidney cancer and melanoma. He is particularly interested in the application of immune therapies to the treatment of cancer.

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Edus Houston Warren, MD, PhD

Edus Houston Warren, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Warren is a medical oncologist specializing in leukemia and bone marrow transplant.

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Evan Ya-Wen Yu, MD

Evan Ya-Wen Yu, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Yu, a medical oncologist, treats prostate, bladder and testicular cancer, and is passionate about providing a personalized medicinal approach to a selection of novel therapies as well as understanding biologic mechanisms of drug sensitivity and resistance.

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Timothy M. Carlos, MD

Timothy M. Carlos, MD

Medical Oncology

Dr. Carlos is a hematologist and medical oncologist who treats patients exclusively at SCCA at EvergreenHealth.

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Michele B. Frank, MD

Michele B. Frank, MD

Hematology,Medical Oncology

Dr. Michele Frank is a hematologist who treats patients exclusively at SCCA at EvergreenHealth.

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Jane B. Golden, MD, MS

Jane B. Golden, MD, MS

Medical Oncology

Dr. Golden is a general medical oncologist who sees patients exclusively at SCCA at EvergreenHealth.

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William P. Hammond, MD, FACP

William P. Hammond, MD, FACP

Hematology Oncology,Internal Medicine,Medical Oncology

Dr. William Hammond is a medical oncologist who sees patients at SCCA Medical Oncology at UW Medicine’s Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.

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Robin L. Jones, MD, MRCP

Robin L. Jones, MD, MRCP

Medical Oncology

Dr. Jones is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating sarcomas.

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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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Carol van Haelst, MD

Carol van Haelst, MD

Hematology,Medical Oncology

Dr. Carol van Haelst is a hematologist and medical oncologist who treats patients exclusively at SCCA at EvergreenHealth.

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