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Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD

Dr. Shimamura is the director of the Fanconi Anemia Center at SCCA. She cares for children with bone marrow failure diseases and conducts research to find treatments to improve the lives of children with these diseases.

Dr. Shimamura's Resume


Title

  • Director, Fanconi Anemia Center
  • Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Attending Physician, Seattle Children's

Clinical Expertise

Inherited bone marrow failure syndromes and aplastic anemia
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, Fanconi anemia and Diamond Blackfan anemia

Experience

  • Board Certified Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Education And Training

  • MD: University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
  • Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital, Boston