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David K. Madtes, MD

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.

Patient Care Philosophy:

It is very important to me that every patient receive courteous, compassionate, and state-of-the-art medical care, just as I would want for members of my family. Our team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer enables me to provide the very best care for my patients.

Dr. Madtes's Resume


  • Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Associate Professor, Medicine Department, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Director of Critical Care Medicine; Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory; Director of Lung Cancer Early Detection & Prevention Clinic, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Clinical Expertise

Lung injury repair process, cell biology, respiratory system


Dr. Madtes has more than 20 years of experience in pulmonary problems among cancer patients. He understands the importance of early diagnosis of lung cancer and has a special interest in using minimally invasive methods for early lung cancer detection. In addition to his clinical expertise, his research focuses on the identification of gene expression profiles in lung cancer and in radiation-induced lung injury.

Education And Training

University Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1979

More Information

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  • Dr. Madtes was recognized as a 2013 and 2014 "Top Doctor" in Seattle Met magazine's annual survey.
  • Dr. Madtes was recognized as a 2015 "Top Doctor" in Seattle magazine's annual survey