Rafael Santana-Davila, MD

Dr. Rafael Santana-Davila MD
faculty member

Rafael Santana-Davila, MD

Associate Professor
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

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Mail Stop: K2-231

Dr. Rafael Santana-Davila is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with lung and head and neck cancers. His wide-ranging research interests include health services research, where his main goal is to understand how to bring the latest advances to patients who can’t access cancer care at specialized centers. Dr. Santana-Davila also designs and implements clinical trials that test experimental treatments, particularly those that harness the immune system to fight virus-associated cancers.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor
University of Washington

Attending Physician
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Medical Director, Infusion and Pharmacy Services
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center


Fellowship, Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota

Research Trainee, Mayo Clinic

MD, cum laude, Anahuac University School of Medicine, Mexico

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