Dr. Anderson is a surgical oncologist who treats women with breast cancer.
Breast cancer, international breast health care, oncoplastic breast surgery, locally advanced breast cancer, minimally invasive breast diagnosis, high risk breast health evaluation, phyllodes breast tumors, lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), benign breast evaluation and diagnosis.
Dr. Bakthavatsalam is a UW associate professor of surgery and urology at University of Washington School of Medicine.
Kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation; complex cancer treatment in the urinary system; and vascular access.
Amit Bhrany, MD, is a head and neck surgeon who focuses on facial cosmetic reconstructive surgery, especially for cancer patients.
- Head and neck surgery
- Practice focuses on reconstruction of the face, head, and neck after cancer surgery
- Melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers
Dr. Bulger is a surgeon at UW Medical Center. She enjoys caring for patients and addressing the concerns of their family and friends from the time of illness or injury throughout their hospital stay.
- Critical Care
- Gastrointestinal Cancers
- Trauma surgery
Dr. Byrd is a UW professor of surgery and the section chief of surgical oncology. He was the first surgeon to bring the sentinel lymph node biopsy technique to the Northwest. He is an expert in many surgical procedures, including the Whipple procedure used in pancreas cancer treatment.
Surgical oncology, melanoma, breast cancer, thyroid, endocrine surgery and Merkel cell carcinoma
Dr. Calhoun delivers a comprehensive and compassionate approach to treatment of breast cancer.
Evaluation and treatment of breast cancer including breast preservation therapy and mastectomy; sentinel lymph node technique; evaluation and treatment of benign breast disease
Dr. Colohan is a surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, breast cancer, melanoma.
I am an expert at reconstructive plastic surgery with a specific focus on cancer reconstruction. My primary focus is breast reconstruction for women with cancer, including implant-based and natural-tissue (flap) procedures. I also have an interest in adolescent breast surgery including breast reconstruction of congenital asymmetries and breast reduction. I perform reconstruction for other forms of cancer (e.g. Skin cancers, sarcoma, pelvic cancers), general reconstructive plastic surgery, aesthetic surgery of the breast and body, and microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, head and neck, and other areas of the body for cancer-related reasons or traumatic injuries. Additionally, I perform excision, sentinel node biopsy and reconstruction for melanoma skin cancer. My research includes study design and clinical outcomes in reconstructive plastic surgery with an emphasis on breast reconstruction.
Dr. Coltrera is an otolaryngology, head and neck surgeon, and the departmental vice chairman at UW Medicine.
- Head and neck surgery
- Microvascular reconstructive surgery
Dr. Ellis is a specialist in urologic oncology and his clinical practice is focused on prostate cancer. He is an expert in nerve sparing open prostatectomy, robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, and prostate brachytherapy.
Genitourinary cancers, benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary diversions, general urology
Dr. Farjah is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and other lung diseases.
Thoracic surgery; minimally invasive surgery; lung cancer; mesothelioma; esophageal cancer; mediastinal and chest wall tumors; tumors metastatic to the lung