Hanna Hunter MD, is a board-certified physician in physical medicine & rehabilitation who specializes in cancer rehabilitation. She is the Medical Director of Cancer Rehabilitation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the UW School of Medicine.
Dr. Hunter believes in the importance of collaborative and comprehensive cancer care. She works closely with oncologists as well as a team of physical, occupational, speech and lymphedema therapists to create a holistic rehabilitation plan. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and neurologic changes that can occur from cancer and its treatment.
Dr. Hunter treats patients throughout their cancer journey, whether it is creating an exercise plan to optimize strength before a surgery (pre-habilitation) or restoring strength during survivorship. She specializes in treating chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, cancer-related fatigue, and non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions using ultrasound-guided injections and bracing. Dr. Hunter is also a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) and is particularly interested in helping breast cancer patients manage lymphedema after treatment and surgery.
Dr. Hunter enjoys spending time with her dog and teaching him new tricks, getting out to the Cascades and exploring the PNW.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, 2021, Cancer Rehabilitation
Residency, 2020, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Internship, 2017, Internal Medicine
Rutgers-State Univ. of New Jersey
Medical Education, 2016, Medical Education
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab