Top Doctors 2015: Hematology


Hematologists treat blood diseases such as cancer, lymphoma, anemia and sickle cell disease. Oncologists and other internal medicine practitioners work in this specialty

David M. Aboulafia, M.D., HIV/AIDS, lymphoproliferative disorders, general hematology; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Buck Pavilion, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason, University of Washington (clinical professor); University of Michigan, 1983

Michele Frank, M.D., hematology/oncology, medical oncology; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at EvergreenHealth, Halvorson Cancer Center, 12040 NE 128th St., Suite Silver 1600, Kirkland, 425.899.3181; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Pittsburgh, 1994

Michael Linenberger, M.D., thrombotic (clotting) and bleeding disorders, anemia and abnormal blood counts, low-grade hematologic malignancies; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.1260; UW Medical Center; University of Kansas, 1982

Hematology, pediatric

Dana C. Matthews, M.D., anemia, hemostasis, thrombosis, autoimmune cytopenias; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s; University of Washington, 1981