Neel Sanjivbhai Bhatt, MD, MBBS, MPH

Neel Sanjivbhai Bhatt, MD, MBBS, MPH

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

On staff since September 2019

Children's Title: Attending Physician, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Center: Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

"I am constantly inspired by the enduring, fighting spirit of patients and families undergoing blood stem cell transplantation and it is an honor to become part of their journey. My goal is to help patients achieve cure from their underlying disease process while preserving and improving their quality of life. I also feel passionate about educating long-term cancer and transplant survivors about their risks of health and quality of life challenges and empowering them to take ownership of their own health care. "

  • Biography

    Dr. Neel Bhatt is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist who specializes in treating children and young adults with leukemias, lymphomas, and non-malignant diseases undergoing blood and marrow transplantation. He is also an assistant professor, Clinical Research Division, at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center.

    Prior to joining Fred Hutch and Seattle Children's, he completed his master's degree in Public Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health, Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, and Cancer Survivorship fellowship at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. As an expert in cancer survivorship, Dr. Bhatt also cares for long-term survivors of cancer and transplantation. His research is focused on improving the health outcomes and quality of life of children and young adults with cancer. Dr. Bhatt's work ranges from the use of patient-reported outcomes measurement tools in symptom assessment and management to analyzing large registry-based and administrative databases for comparative effectiveness research.

  • Patient Testimonials


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Medical/Professional School

B J Medical College-Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
University of Texas HSC School of Public Health, Houston, TX


Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai, New York, NY


Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Clinical Interests

Cancer survivorship

Late effects after cancer and hematopoietic cell transplantation 

Research Description

Social reintegration challenges after completion of therapy

Health-related quality of life

Blood stem cell transplantation