Angela Forbes, ARNP

Angela Forbes, ARNP

Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

On staff since July 2011

Children's Title: Advanced Practice Provider, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

"The children I have the privilege of caring for remind me to live in the moment, be brave and to never stop believing in magic."

  • Biography

    Angela Forbes is a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. She started her career at Seattle Children's Hospital as a unit coordinator on the cancer care unit.  She was inspired by the nurses on that unit to pursue a career in nursing. 

    She then went on to receive her master's degree from New York University, where she was honored as the Distinguished Graduate. She also was awarded the Division of Nursing Alumni Association, Master's Achievement Award. After graduation, she worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, specializing in caring for critically ill children with cancer and other immunological diseases. She returned to Seattle Children's Hospital in 2011.

    Angela is also a part of the leadership team for the Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program here at Seattle Children's Hospital.  She providers mentoring and education to new Advanced Practice Providers in the program.

    Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Angela lives in Seattle with her daughter, Chloe and their dog Cookie. Her interests include traveling, watching bad British television and reading.

  • Patient Testimonials


Board Certification(s)

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric, Primary Care

Medical/Professional School

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Oncology