Celestia S. Higano M.D. Accepting new patients

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Specialties

Medical oncology

Languages

English

Biography

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.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Higano enjoys hiking, cycling, gardening and family outings.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109

855.557.0555

Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology

SCCA Outpatient Clinic at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave E. Seattle, WA 98109

855.557.0555

Cancer care, Oncology

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Hospital at UWMC

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109-102

855.557.0555

Cancer care, Oncology

Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School

Medical education, 1979

Mayo Clinic

Residency, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Washington Affil. Hosps.

Fellowship, Internal Medicine

 

Board Certifications
  • Medical Oncology, 1985, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1982, American Board of Internal Medicine