Top Doctors 2020 Cancer Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians
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This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors (Cancer Specialties) cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Radiation oncologists specialize in treating cancer with radiation therapy.

Smith Apisarnthanarax, M.D., esophageal cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer; Radiation Oncology Services at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4100; University of Washington Medical Center

Christopher Canning, M.D., neoplastic diseases, preventive care; Kaiser Permanente Washington–Capitol Hill Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3490; Kaiser Permanente

Michael A. Hunter, M.D., breast cancer, lung cancer, colon and rectal cancer; EvergreenHealth Cancer Care, 12040 NE 128th St., Suite 1211, Kirkland, 425.899.1860; EvergreenHealth 

Simon S. Lo, M.D., brain and spinal cord tumors, central nervous system cancer, stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiosurgery; University of Washington Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4100; University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center

Nina A. Mayr, M.D., breast and gynecologic cancers, brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT); University of Washington Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4100; University of Washington Medical Center 

Huong T. Pham, M.D., brain tumors, prostate cancer, brachytherapy; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6801; Virginia Mason Medical Center

Jason K. Rockhill, M.D., Ph.D., brain tumors and gliomas, stereotactic radiosurgery, medulloblastoma; University of Washington Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.2282; University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center

Michelle Yao, M.D., breast cancer, head and neck cancer, gynecologic cancers; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6801; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Highline Medical Center

Credentials
A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:

DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.

* One asterisk after a physician’s name means the physician is not seeing new patients, but may refer within the department, group or practice.
** Two asterisks mean that the physician is not seeing new patients, but can take new patients by referral. The doctor may also take relatives of current patients.

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