Tyler G Ketterl, MD, MS

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Tyler G Ketterl, MD, MS


  • Children's Title: Medical Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology; Medical Director of the Comprehensive Fertility Care and Preservation Program
  • Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
  • Research Center: Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
  • On Staff Since: December 2017
  • Biography

    Tyler G. Ketterl, MD, MS is an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Ketterl is the Medical Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program. Dr. Ketterl holds triple board certifications in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He completed his Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at the University of Minnesota, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the University of Washington, and his Masters in Science in Epidemiology with a focus on clinical research methods at the University of Washington.

    In July of 2018, Dr. Ketterl joined the faculty at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington. Dr. Ketterl’s work currently focuses on the long-term impact of cancer therapy on adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer. Of particular interest to Dr. Ketterl is developing interventions that could prevent early morbidity and mortality from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer.

    Dr. Ketterl also has interest and expertise in germ cell tumors and fertility preservation methods. 


    Board Certification(s)

    Internal Medicine
    Pediatric Hematology-Oncology


    University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA


    University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN


    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

    Clinical Interests
    • Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
    • Germ Cell Tumors
    • Solid Tumors
    • Fertility Preservation
    Research Description
    • Long-term impact of cancer therapy on adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Sarcopenic Obesity
    • Exercise Interventions for Cancer Survivors
    • Risk Behavior Screening in AYA Cancer Patients
    Research Focus Area

    Cancer, Germ Cell Tumors, Metabolic Syndrome, Novel Therapeutics, Refractory and recurrent cancer, Sarcomas, Thyroid Cancer

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