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Fuki Marie Hisama, M.D., is a board certified physician and medical director of the UW Medicine Genetic Medicine Clinic and a UW professor of Medicine and Medical Genetics and an adjunct professor of Neurology. She has been named a "Top Doctor" by Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Dr. Hisama is a clinical geneticist. She evaluates patients who have genetic conditions or have genetic conditions in their family. She strives to create active partnerships with her patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Hisama earned her M.D. at the University of Chicago. She is one of a small group of individuals who are board certified in both Clinical Genetics and Neurology. Her clinical interests include cancer genetics, cardiac genetics, autism genetics, pediatric and adult neurogenetics, precision medicine and genomic medicine. She conducts research on genomic medicine, neurogenetics and the genetics of premature aging syndromes.

Personal Interests

When away from medicine, Dr. Hisama enjoys hiking and reading.

Genetic Medicine Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 981957720


Clinical genetics, Genetic counseling, Medical biochemical genetics

Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 981957720


Audiology, Autism, General cardiology, Genetic counseling

Yale Univ. School of Medicine

Fellowship, 1998, Medical Genetics

Yale Univ. School of Medicine

Residency, 1992, Neurology

Northwestern Univ. Medical School

Internship, 1989, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Chicago

Medical education, 1988


Board Certifications
  • Clinical Genetics, 1999, American Board of Medical Genetics
  • Neurology, 1994, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology