Derek Stirewalt, M.D., is a board certified oncologist with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Bone Marrow Transplant Service at UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. He is an associate professor at the UW and an associate member at FHCRC.
Dr. Stirewalt cares for patients with a wide variety of blood malignancies. He oversees a team of highly motivated staff members who ensure outstanding care for these very sick patients. He works hard to ensure that all details of their care are attended to and that his patients receive intensive counseling.
Dr. Stirewalt earned his M.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research examines myeloid leukemia biomarkers and methods to use these biomarkers to improve patient care. He is nationally recognized with publications in Nature Cancer Review, Blood, and Leukemia.
In his free time, Dr. Stirewalt enjoys tennis, golf and painting.