Lisa K. Vande Vusse M.D., M.Sc. Accepting new patients


Lisa Vande Vusse, M.D., M.Sc., is a board certified physician at UW Medical Center and a UW assistant professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Medicine.

Dr. Vande Vusse provides critical care to hospitalized patients experiencing complications of cancer. She also performs research on the potential role of blood transfusions in causing tissue damage that impairs quality of life and survival. Her current work aims to understand the role of blood transfusions in non-infectious lung complications of hematopoietic cell transplantation. She believes that clear communication is key to quality care.

 Dr. Vande Vusse earned her M.D. from Dartmouth and her M.Sc. from the UW. She is triple board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and General Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Thoracic Society and is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Vande Vusse enjoys family, wandering the great outdoors, travel and biking.

Bronchoscopy Suite at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific Street, 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion Room 3104C Seattle, WA 98195


Biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Bronchoalveolar lavage, Endobronchial biopsy, Endobronchial ultrasound

UW - Dept. of Epidemiology

Master Public Health, 2013

UW - Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship, 2013

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Residency, 2010

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Residency, 2009

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Internship, 2007

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Medical education, 2006


Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Med. (Int Med), 2015, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2013, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine, 2009, American Board of Internal Medicine