Surgical Oncology

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Our Doctors

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance surgeons are all board certified and part of the University of Washington faculty.

Benjamin O. Anderson, MD

Benjamin O. Anderson, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Anderson is a surgical oncologist who treats women with breast cancer.

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Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam, MBBS

Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam, MBBS

Surgery

Dr. Bakthavatsalam is a UW associate professor of surgery and urology at University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Amit Bhrany, MD

Amit Bhrany, MD

Surgery

Amit Bhrany, MD, is a head and neck surgeon who focuses on facial cosmetic reconstructive surgery, especially for cancer patients.

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Eileen M. Bulger, MD

Eileen M. Bulger, MD

Surgery

Dr. Bulger is a surgeon at UW Medical Center. She enjoys caring for patients and addressing the concerns of their family and friends from the time of illness or injury throughout their hospital stay.

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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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Kristine E. Calhoun, MD

Kristine E. Calhoun, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Calhoun delivers a comprehensive and compassionate approach to treatment of breast cancer.

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Shannon M. Colohan, MD, MSc

Shannon M. Colohan, MD, MSc

Surgery

Dr. Colohan is surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction.

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Marc D. Coltrera, MD

Marc D. Coltrera, MD

Surgery

Dr. Coltrera is an otolaryngology, head and neck surgeon, and the departmental vice chairman at UW Medicine.

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Ernest U. Conrad, MD, FACS

Ernest U. Conrad, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Conrad is a nationally renown sarcoma expert. He believes a patient's positive outlook, along with family and community support, greatly affects how quickly a patient recovers and handles the challenges of cancer.

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Bruce L. Dalkin, MD

Bruce L. Dalkin, MD

Urology

Dr. Dalkin is a urologic oncologist with 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of bladder and prostate cancer. He has performed over 1,300 open nerve-sparing radical prostatectomies during his career.

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E. Patchen Dellinger, MD

E. Patchen Dellinger, MD

Surgery

Dr. Dellinger is a surgeon who treats gastrointestinal cancers.

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William Ellis, MD

William Ellis, MD

Urology

Dr. Ellis is a specialist in urologic oncology and his clinical practice is focused on prostate cancer. He is an expert in nerve sparing open prostatectomy, robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, and prostate brachytherapy.

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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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Donald Gregory Farwell, MD

Surgery

Dr. Farwell is a head and neck surgeon at UW Medical Center.

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Neal Futran, MD, DMD

Neal Futran, MD, DMD

Surgery

Dr. Futran enjoys using his clinical and surgical abilities to restore the form and function of the head and neck cancer patient and hopefully to maximize their quality of life.

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Barbara A. Goff, MD

Barbara A. Goff, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Goff is a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in caring for women with cervical, endometrial, ovarian, and other gynecologic cancers.

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John L. Gore, MD, MS

John L. Gore, MD, MS

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Gore is a clinician, surgeon, researcher, and educator, who specializes in urologic oncology and general urology.

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Kenneth W. Gow, MD

Kenneth W. Gow, MD

Surgery

Dr. Gow is a pediatric surgeon who treats kidney cancer, melanoma, and sarcoma.

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Richard W. Grady, MD

Richard W. Grady, MD

Urology

Dr. Grady is a pediatric urologist at Seattle Children's who cares for people with urologic cancers.

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Heidi J. Gray, MD

Heidi J. Gray, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Gray is a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, and other gynecologic cancers.

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Benjamin E. Greer, MD

Benjamin E. Greer, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Greer is the director of the Gynecological Cancer team and a renown surgeon. Read more about Dr. Greer and his work at SCCA.

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Jonathan Harper, MD

Jonathan Harper, MD

Urology

Dr. Harper is a urologic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery and endourology. His primary focus is laparoscopic and robotic surgery for both kidney cancer as well as benign kidney disease.

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Patrick J. Healey, MD

Patrick J. Healey, MD

Surgery

Dr. Healey is a transplant surgeon at Seattle Children's

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Linda J. Hipps, MD

Linda J. Hipps, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Hipps is a gynecologist who practices at The Women's Center at SCCA. Read more about Dr. Hipps and her work at SCCA.

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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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Sara H. Javid, MD

Sara H. Javid, MD

Surgical Oncology

Surgical oncologist whose practice is concentrated on breast cancer and endocrine surgery, including thyroid cancer and parathyroid disorders.

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Paul Lange, MD

Paul Lange, MD

Urology

Dr. Lange is a urology specialist who believes that the best patient care requires new discoveries, established guidelines, and a physician who practices the art of medicine.

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Daniel J. Ledbetter, MD

Daniel J. Ledbetter, MD

Surgery

Dr. Ledbetter is a pediatric surgeon and board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.

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Michael J. Lee, MD

Michael J. Lee, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Lee is a surgical oncologist who cares for patients who have sarcoma.

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John B. Liao, MD, PhD

John B. Liao, MD, PhD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Liao is a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in caring for women with cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, and other gynecologic cancers.

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Daniel W. Lin, MD

Daniel W. Lin, MD

Urology

Dr. Daniel W. Lin is the Chief of Urologic Oncology at the University of Washington's Department of Urology and a urologist specializing in genitourinary oncologic surgery.

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Otway Louie, MD

Otway Louie, MD

Surgery

Dr. Louie is a UW assistant professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery.

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Ronald V. Maier, MD

Ronald V. Maier, MD

Surgery

Dr. Maier is a trauma surgeon specializing in trauma and critical care surgery, laparoscopic procedures, splenectomies, gallbladders, immunology, regulation of gene expression, and adult respiratory distress syndrome.

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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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David W. Mathes, MD

David W. Mathes, MD

Surgery

Dr. Mathes is an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UW Medicine. He is an attending surgeon at UW Medical Center and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Eduardo Mendez, MD, MS, FACS

Eduardo Mendez, MD, MS, FACS

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Mendez is an expert in the surgical treatment of head and neck cancers, including minimally invasive robotic surgery of transoral cancers.

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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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Barbara Stulken Norquist, MD

Barbara Stulken Norquist, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Norquist is a gynecologic oncologist who performs specialized gynecologic surgical techniques.

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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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James O. Park, MD

James O. Park, MD

Surgery

Dr. Park is a surgical oncologist from University of Washington Medical Center who works with the pancreas cancer care team at SCCA and the liver tumor clinic at UW Medical Center.

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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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James D. Perkins, MD

James D. Perkins, MD

Surgery

Dr. Perkins is a transplantation surgery specialist practicing at UW Medicine and specializing in kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants, vascular access, and hepatobiliary surgery.

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Venu G. Pillarisetty, MD

Venu G. Pillarisetty, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Pillarisetty is a surgical oncologist who cares for patients with pancreas cancer and other gastrointestinal malignancies.

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Jorge D. Reyes, MD, FACS, FAAP

Jorge D. Reyes, MD, FACS, FAAP

Surgery

Dr. Reyes is a UW professor of surgery and chief of transplant surgery at UWMC. He specializes in liver transplantation, intestinal transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery in adults and children, as well as living donor liver transplantation and split liver transplantation. His research includes transplantation tolerance and techniques and strategies for enhancing organ availability and transplant outcomes.

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Robert C. Rostomily, MD

Robert C. Rostomily, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Rostomily is an associate professor of neurological surgery, specializing in tumors of the skull base, especially meningiomas, chordomas and acoustic neuromas. He is also conducting research on skull-base tumors to find new approaches to treatment.

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Hakim Said, MD

Hakim Said, MD

Surgery

Dr. Said is a UW assistant professor in the division of plastic surgery, based primarily at UW Medical Center. He is also an attending physician at Harborview Medical Center.

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Robert S. Sawin, MD

Robert S. Sawin, MD

Surgery

Dr. Sawin is a surgeon who cares for children at Seattle Children's.

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Laligam N. Sekhar, M.D.

Laligam N. Sekhar, M.D.

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Sekhar is known around the world for his expertise in treating complex neurosurgical problems, such as acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, chordomas, and complex brain tumors. He is an expert in the surgical treatment of blood vessel disorders in and around the brain.

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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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Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD

Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Swisher is medical director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program.

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Hisham K. Tamimi, MD

Hisham K. Tamimi, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Tamimi is a gynecologic oncologist who emphasizes compassion and sensitivity to the needs of individual cancer patients.

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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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John H. T. Waldhausen, MD

John H. T. Waldhausen, MD

Surgery

Dr. Waldhausen is pediatric surgeon who treats diseases of the chest and abdomen including neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and Wilms tumor.

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Ernest A Weymuller, MD

Ernest A Weymuller, MD

Surgery

Dr. Weymuller is the associate medical director for surgery at UW Medical Center and an expert in the surgical treatment of chronic sinusitis.

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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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Jonathan L. Wright, MD, MS, FACS

Jonathan L. Wright, MD, MS, FACS

Urology

Dr. Wright specializes in urologic oncology, treating bladder, prostate, kidney, penile, and testicular cancers.

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Raymond S. W. Yeung, MD, FRCS (C), FACS

Raymond S. W. Yeung, MD, FRCS (C), FACS

Surgery

Dr. Yeung is a surgeon whose focus is the treatment of liver and bile duct tumors. He founded the Liver Tumor Clinic at UW Medical Center and actively investigates the molecular mechanisms related to cancer development. He also engages in basic research of tuberous sclerosis complex and lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

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