Barbara J. Silko A.R.N.P., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Cancer care for women, Women's health




Barbara J. Silko, A.R.N.P., Ph.D. is a nurse practitioner seeing gynecology oncology patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. In addition she is co-director and also sees patients in the Women's Wellness Clinic, a gynecologic and breast cancer survivorship clinic at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Dr. Silko earned her bachelor's degree in nursing at the University of Wisconsin and her master's degree in nursing focusing on adult women's health at the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire. She earned her Ph.D. in nursing science at the University of Washington focusing on women's self-care practices in health promotion. She has been working in gynecologic oncology since 1996.

Dr. Silko is board certified in family practice and advanced nursing practice. She enjoys working with patients who are in all of the various phases of cancer care, from initial diagnosis, through treatment, and into after-treatment care and surveillance.

Personal Interests

Dr. Silko enjoys gardening, baking, cooking and outdoor activities.

SCCA Outpatient Clinic at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave E. Seattle, WA 98109


Cancer care, Oncology

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Hospital at UWMC

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109-102


Cancer care, Oncology


Gynecology Oncology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor, Cascade Tower Seattle, WA 98195


Cancer care for women, Chemotherapy infusion services, Clinical trials, Complex pelvic and abdominal surgery

Univ. of Washington, School of Nursing

Ph.D, 1993

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Medical education, 1985

Univ. of Washington, School of Nursing

Other Education


Board Certifications
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, 1996, American Nurses Credentialing Center