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Andrei R. Shustov, MD

Dr. Shustov specializes in treating T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and acute lymphocytic leukemia.

Patient Care Philosophy:

To provide state of the art patient care based on current advancements in clinical research and participation in well-designed clinical trials. “I believe every patient is different, and I try to find a unique individual approach to the patient and his disease within the boundaries of current standards of care and recent discoveries of clinical science.”

Dr. Shustov's Resume


Title

  • Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, University of Washington 
  • Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Clinical Expertise

Non-Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's lymphomas, T-cell lymphomas and acute lymphocytic leukemia

Education And Training

  • MD: Crimea Medical Institute in Ukraine, 1993
  • Residency Internal Medicine: York Hospital, York, PA, 2003
  • Fellowship, Hematology/Medical Oncology Program: University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 2006

More Information

  • Dr. Shustov was recognized as a 2016 "Top Doctor" in Seattle magazine's annual survey. 
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Clinical Trials

Dr. Shustov is the SCCA lead investigator for the following clinical trials:

Dr. Shustov's Story


Andrei Shustov, MD, is an associate professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine and an Associate Member of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He cares for his patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and specializes in hematologic malignancies, such as non-Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's lymphomas, acute and chronic leukemias. He is especially interested in systemic T-cell lymphomas and cutaneous T-cell lymphomas.

As a physician, his goal is to provide state-of-the-art patient care based on current advancements in clinical research and participation in well-designed clinical trials. “I believe every patient is different, and I try to find a unique individual approach to the patient and his disease within the boundaries of current standards of care and recent discoveries of clinical science,” Dr. Shustov says.

Dr. Shustov received his medical degree from the Crimea Medical Institute in Ukraine in 1993. He then moved to Maryland at the urging of a friend and fellow physician to perform research on graft-versus-host disease. After six years, he realized he missed patient care and took the medical boards and went to York Hospital in York, Penn. in 2003 for an Internal Medicine residency where he became interested in oncology. “And I liked working with the uniqueness of oncology patients and their families,” he says.

Dr. Shustov graduated from a Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2006. He now works alongside his mentors, Dr. David Maloney and Dr. Oliver Press treating and looking for new therapies for high-grade lymphomas.

When he isn’t working, Dr. Shustov is a “fanatic traveler” who prefers civilization-free vacations in the depths of the South American jungles where he can practice his other passion, wildlife photography.