Cancer surgeons at Swedish are part of a skilled team that includes anesthesiologists, surgical nurses and technicians. As the largest cancer program in the Pacific Northwest, the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) offers the latest surgical tools, technology and procedures available.
Breast surgeons are physicians who specialize in performing procedures and surgeries for breast conditions and diseases including colorectal cancer. Our Swedish breast surgeons are all board-certified and highly experienced in breast cancer surgery as well as diagnosis and preventive surgeries.
- Darlene Barr, M.D., FACS
- J. David Beatty, M.D.
- Claire L. Buchanan, M.D., FACS
- Patricia L. Dawson, M.D., PhD
- James M. Hanson, M.D.
- Christine A. Lee, M.D., FACS
- Shannon N Tierney, MD, MS
Colorectal surgeons are physicians who specialize in performing procedures and surgeries for colon and rectal conditions and diseases including colorectal cancer. Our Swedish colorectal surgeons are all board-certified and highly experienced in colorectal cancer surgery as well as screening and diagnosis.Back to Top
Head & neck surgeons are physicians who specialize in performing procedures and surgeries for head & neck cancers including . Our Swedish breast surgeons are all board-certified and highly experienced in head & neck cancer surgery as well as diagnosis and reconstructive surgeries.Back to Top
Thoracic surgeons are physicians who specialize in performing procedures and surgeries for esophageal and thoracic conditions and diseases including esophageal and lung cancer. Our Swedish thoracic surgeons are highly experienced in esophageal cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery as well as esophageal cancer diagnosis, lung cancer creening, lung cancer diagnosis.
A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary (lung) conditions and diseases.
- Ralph W. Aye, M.D.
- Alexander S Farivar, MD
- Jed A. Gorden, M.D.
- Brian E. Louie, M.D.
- Eric Vallieres, M.D., FRCSC
Swedish Cancer Institute1221 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 1-(855)-XCANCER (1-855-9226237) or (206) 215-3600
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