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Abraham P. Fong, MD, PhD

Abraham P. Fong, MD, PhD

Hematology-Oncology

On staff since July 2010

Academic Title: Acting Assistant Professor

"My patients and their families always inspire me with their strength and courage, but at the same time, remind me that as cancer doctors, our treatment options can be better. One of the great things about my job is the opportunity to discover new ways of making our treatments better."

Abraham Fong, MD, PhD is an Attending Physician in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Seattle Children's Hospital, an Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, and a Research Associate in the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. His current research interests include understanding the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms involved in the control of cellular differentiation, as a platform for furthering our understanding of embryonal tumor development.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Medical/Professional School

Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey

Residency

Pediatrics, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto

Fellowship

Hematology, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Neuroblastomas and other embryonal tumors; genetic and epigenetic regulatory mechanisms involved in neurogenesis and neuronal differentiation