Board-Certified Oncologist & Hematologist in Tacoma, WA
- Breast Cancer
- Stem Cell Transplantation
“Taking care of my patients has always been my passion and priority. I love my family and put myself in my patients’ and their family members’ place and become a member of their family as well. Feeling close to them helps me to guide their treatment by using the newest information and technology in a much more humane way in this very difficult and challenging road.” Sibel Blau M.D.
Dr. Sibel Blau is a Hematologist and Oncologist with special interest and expertise in breast cancer, multiple myeloma and stem cell transplant.
She is the Medical Director at Northwest Medical Specialties, PLLC, where she also runs the clinical research and Precision Medicine program. She received the Silver Certificate of Excellence by the National Cancer Institute. This demonstrates a steadfast commitment to research and to bringing the latest in therapies to our oncology patients at NWMS.
She is one of the founding members and the President of the Quality Cancer Care Alliance Network (QCCA) that is a national organization for value based oncology care bringing quality care to the patients in their communities. She is a board member and past President of Washington State Medical Oncology Society (WSMOS). She is involved in multiple committees at national organizations like ASCO, COA, ACCC.
She is also a member of All4cure, which is a transparent platform for discussion between experts in myeloma, researchers, scientists and patients.
To learn more and register to participate: https://www.all4cure.com/
She is the founder and president of the Journey Fund which is a community-based, not-for-profit organization committed to cancer patients facing barriers that affect their treatment with donations and community resources that make it possible for us to assist cancer patients facing social, financial, or emotional obstacles, toward a courageous journey, with dignity.
To learn more: https://journeyfund.org/
Languages Spoken: English, Turkish
Medical School: Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, 1987
Residency: Internal Medicine, MHMC, CWRU, Cleveland, Ohio
Fellowship: Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Stem Cell Transplant Fellowship, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Internship: Internal Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Board Certifications: Medical Oncology. Board Eligible for Internal Medicine, Hematology