Janis Abkowitz, M.D., is a board certified physician at SCCA and UW Medicine's head of Hematology. She js the UW's Clement A. Finch professor of Medicine and a UW professor of Hematology and adjunct professor of Genome Sciences. She has been listed as a Top Doctor by U.S. News and World Report and Seattle Met magazine.
Dr. Abkowitz enjoys her multiple roles as a physician, medical researcher and educator.
Dr. Abkowitz earned her M.D. at Harvard. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. In her roles as councilor to the National Institutes of Health, president of the American Society of Hematology and member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, she is involved with clinical and research priorities and hematological leadership at the national level.
In her free time Dr. Abkowitz enjoys travel, hiking, camping, backpacking and basketball.