William E. Hobbs, MD, PhDDr. Hobbs is a hematology specialists and the director of the Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/UW Medicine. He is an assistant member at the Puget Sound Blood Center - Research Institute with a research program in Sickle Cell Disease, vascular biology, and hemostasis/thrombosis. He is also an acting assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Patient Care Philosophy:
I believe in comprehensive, compassionate care that meets the needs and goals of the individual patient. I am dedicated to understanding the patient as a person, and providing state-of-the-art disease specific care on an individual basis to promote overall survival and quality of life.
- Acting Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hematology Division, University of Washington School of Medicine
- Assistant Member, Puget Sound Blood Center - Research Institute
Dr. Hobbs treats patients with sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and other hemoglobin disorders; disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis, platelet function disorders, autoimmune cytopenias and hemolytic anemia; and red blood cell disorders such as G6PD deficiency, porphyria, and hereditary spherocytosis.
Education And Training
- MD & PhD: University of Pittsburgh
- Residency: University of Washington, Internal Medicine 2002-2004
- Fellowship: University of Washington - Hematology/Oncology 2004-2009