Heather Louise Schuback, MD

Heather Louise Schuback, MD


  • Children's Title: Co-Medical Director of Acute Care Oncology, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow transplant and Cellular Therapy
  • Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • On Staff Since: July 2013
"I enjoy interacting with patients and their families and understanding what is most important to them throughout their treatment. As a young adult cancer survivor, I understand the physical, emotional, and long-term consequences of cancer therapy. I feel fortunate to work at a center like Seattle Children’s Hospital that is on the forefront of developing new therapies to improve the outcome and reduce toxicity for children and young adults with cancer. "
  • Biography

    Dr. Schuback is an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Her interests include high risk leukemia and lymphoma, bone marrow transplant, fertility preservation and resident teaching. Dr. Schuback’s previous research focused on improving risk stratification in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML). She is currently active in clinical research to improve the quality of care of hospitalized patients.

    Board Certification(s)



    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT


    Michigan State University College of Human Medicin, East Lansing, MI


    Michigan State University at Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI
    Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

    Clinical Interests

    Leukemia and lymphoma; HSCT; Childhood AML

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