Aleksandra Petrovic, MD

Aleksandra Petrovic, MD


  • Children's Title: Attending Physician, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
  • Academic Title: Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Research Center: Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies
  • On Staff Since: November 2016
"There’s nothing more rewarding than following children and their families in the long term. Seeing my patients five or 10 years after their bone marrow transplant — and hearing about all they have accomplished — always puts a smile on my face. "
  • Biography

    Dr. Aleksandra Petrovic specializes in bone marrow transplantation for children with non-malignant conditions, such as bone marrow failure disorders or metabolic disorders.

    While a bone marrow transplant is a lifesaving therapy, it can be very disruptive to daily life. Dr. Petrovic guides each patient and family through this process, discussing the potential risks and benefits, sharing what to expect, working through complications that arise and providing support through the highs and lows.

    Dr. Petrovic also is a physician at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. 


    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Hematology-Oncology


    Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR


    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

    Clinical Interests

    Bone Marrow Failure Disorders


    Metabolic Disorders

    Primary Immunodeficiencies

    Research Description

    Dr. Petrovic develops and leads early phase gene therapy clinical trials at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Her goal is to improve the treatment of primary immunodeficiencies, a group of inherited disorders that compromise the immune system. 

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