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Hematology, Pathology


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Xueyan Chen, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified pathologist, a UW assistant professor of Laboratory Medicine and director of UW Medicine's Hematopathology Lab.

Dr. Chen has expertise in leukemia and lymphoma diagnosis and classification. She strives to ensure every patient gets the most accurate diagnosis through cost-effective testing.

Dr. Chen earned her M.D. at Beijing Medical University and her Ph.D. at Tufts University. She is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Hematology and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Her clinical and research interests include hematopathology, flow cytometry, molecular pathology, response and prognostication in acute myeloid leukemia, biomarkers for lymphoma diagnosis and prognosis and cell cycle regulation.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Chen enjoys hiking, skating and reading.

SCCA Outpatient Clinic at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave E. Seattle, WA 98109


Cancer care, Oncology

UW - Dept. of Laboratory Medicine

Fellowship, 2012, Hematopathology

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Residency, 2011, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Fellowship, 2007

Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Ph.D, 2003

Beijing Medical University

Medical education, 1995


Board Certifications
  • Hematology (Pathology), 2013, American Board of Pathology
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 2011, American Board of Pathology