Celestia Higano, M.D., is a board certified oncologist at SCCA and a UW professor of Medicine, Oncology and Urology.
Dr. Higano specializes in treating prostate cancer. She believes communication is a key element in the physician-patient relationship. She enjoys the challenge of educating patients about their disease and treatment options. Maintaining or improving quality of life should be the goal of any treatment modality.
Dr. Higano earned her M.D. at the University of Massachusetts. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Her clinical and research interests included genitourinary oncology including prostate, bladder and testicular cancer.
In her free time Dr. Higano enjoys hiking, cycling, gardening and family outings.
Education and Training
Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School
Medical education, 1979
Residency, Internal Medicine
Univ. of Washington Affil. Hosps.
Fellowship, Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology, 1985, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, 1982, American Board of Internal Medicine