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Lawrence True, M.D. is a board certified pathologist at UW Medical Center and a UW professor of Pathology and adjunct professor of Urology. He co-directs the Prostate Cancer Tissue Bank and is a member of the Prostate Cancer Leadership Committee at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and an affiliate member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Dr. True became a physician wanting to help patients, first in college as a volunteer at Boston City Hospital. As a diagnostic pathologist he has experienced the reward of helping patients by communicating the pathology of their disease.

Dr. True earned his M.D. from Tulane University. He is a member of regional, national and international pathology societies. As a grant-funded clinician scientist, he has served on multiple NIH study sections.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. True enjoys mountaineering, watercolors of landscapes, photography and growing tomatoes.
UW Medical Center

Pathology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195



Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine

Residency, 1980, Pathology

Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine

Residency, 1977, Pathology

Univ. of Washington

Internship, 1972, Surgery

Tulane University-School of Medicine

Medical education, 1971


Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology, 1981, American Board of Pathology