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Cristina M.

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Physician & Research Faculty
Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington
Assistant Professor, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Sites of Practice
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
UW Medical Center - Montlake

Photo: SCCA

Education, Training, Board Certifications 

  • M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • M.H.S., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, UW/Fred Hutch
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise  

  • Lung cancer
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Thoracic oncology


Research and/or clinical interests 

Dr. Cristina Merkhofer is a health services researcher with a focus on harnessing real world data to inform care delivery in lung cancer.  She studies the value of clinical trial participation in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, and the comparative- and cost-effectiveness of lung cancer treatments.