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The Top Doctor award is a peer-nominated award for providers who give exceptional care.

Pooja Bhattacharyya, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Fred Hutch
Teaching Associate
University of Washington School of Medicine
Physician Assistant
UW Medicine
“I believe in providing quality care with compassion, taking time to listen to patients and families and helping them navigate complex medical situations and decisions.”
— Pooja

Provider background

Education, experience and certifications
Undergraduate Degree
University of Puget Sound
Medical Degree
Duke University School of Medicine
Board Certification
Physician Assistant, 2010, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant
MHS, Duke University
Seattle Met's 2022 Top Doctors award

Pooja has received this peer-nominated award for her exceptional patient care multiple years in a row.


“I know a lot of patients enjoy seeing Pooja because she is very detail-oriented. She is amazing to work with, and I think that her patients feel the same.”
— Lisa M. So, PA-C


Clinical trials

We make promising new treatments available to you through studies called clinical trials led by Fred Hutch doctors. Many of these trials at Fred Hutch have led to FDA-approved treatments and have improved standards of care globally. Together, you and your doctor can decide if a study is right for you.

Your care team

At Fred Hutch, you receive care from a team of providers with extensive experience in your disease. Your team includes doctors, a patient care coordinator, a registered nurse, an advanced practice provider and others, based on your needs. You also have access to experts like nutritionists, social workers, acupuncturists, psychiatrists and more who specialize in supporting people with cancer or blood disorders.
Joshua A. Hill, MD
Joshua A. Hill, MD
Medical Oncology
Registered nurse (RN)
Registered nurse (RN)
Your nurse manages your care alongside your doctor and assists with care procedures and treatments.
Patient care coordinator
Patient care coordinator
Your patient care coordinator works closely with you and your doctor and serves as your scheduler.


Fred Hutch accepts most national private health insurance plans as well as Medicare. We also accept Medicaid for people from Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. We are working to ensure that everyone, no matter what their financial situation, has access to the care they need.

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