Brent L. Wood M.D., Ph.D.

 Brent  L. Wood M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Hematology, Laboratory medicine, Pathology


Cancer Care




Brent Wood, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified pathologist and director of UW Medicine's Hematopathology and SCCA Pathology laboratories and medical director of SCCA laboratories. He is also a UW professor of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Laboratory Administration and Pathology.

Dr. Wood’s role is to ensure UW Medicine laboratories provide the most accurate, appropriate, current, cost-effective and timely testing possible to patients and medical staff. His professional responsibilities include the clinical diagnosis of hematopoietic disease and teaching hematopathology to medical technology students, medical students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Wood earned his M.D. at Loma Linda University. His laboratory serves as one of two national reference laboratories for the flow cytometric identification of minimal residual disease in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia for the Children’s Oncology Group. Dr. Wood lectures nationally and internationally on clinical applications of flow cytometry and is past president of the International Clinical Cytometry Society.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Wood enjoys music performance (keyboard and electronic), cooking, travel, walking, cycling and software programming.


Loma Linda U. School of MedicineMedical education1990


Board Certifications

American Board of PathologyHematology (Pathology)1997
American Board of PathologyAnatomic & Clinical Pathology1994
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