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

Sara H. Javid, MD

Director, Breast Health Clinic
Fred Hutch
Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine

Provider background

Specialty: Surgery

Area of clinical practice

Breast cancers, breast health

Diseases treated

Education, experience and certifications
Medical Degree
Harvard University
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital, Breast Surgical Oncology; Brigham and Women's Hospital , Research Fellowship
Board Certification
General Surgery, 2008, 2018, American Board of Surgery
Seattle Met's 2022 Top Doctors award

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

Seattle magazine's 2021 Top Doctors award

Dr. Javid has been recognized as a Top Doctor in this peer-nominated award multiple years in a row.


A Trio of New Approaches for Breast Cancer Surgery
A Trio of New Approaches for Breast Cancer Surgery

New research is helping improve quantity and quality of life in patients with breast cancer 


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.


Many of our Fred Hutch doctors conduct ongoing research to improve standards of patient care. Their work is evaluated by other doctors and selected for publication to the United States National Library of Medicine, the largest medical library in the world. See scientific papers this Fred Hutch provider has written.


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Top Doctors 2021: Surgery

SCCA’s Sara H. Javid, MD, Mika N. Sinanan, MD, PhD, Kristine E. Calhoun, MD, Brant K. Oelschlager, MD, FACS, and David R. Byrd, MD, were named to Seattle Magazine’s list of Top Doctors in Seattle for 2021, recognizing their excellence in surgery.

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.
Lauren D. Hamman, DNP, ARNP
Lauren D. Hamman, DNP, ARNP
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Practice Provider
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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