Behrooz Soleimani, ARNP, DNP

Behrooz Soleimani, ARNP, DNP

Behrooz Soleimani, ARNP, DNP

  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Fred Hutch
  • Teaching Associate, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine

“Every encounter is an opportunity to add a layer of understanding about that person, what matters to them and their goals.”

— Behrooz

What do you hope it’s like for a patient to work with you?

It is important for me to know patients well enough to provide care that is meaningful to them. Before our appointment, I review their chart to learn about their story. During a visit, I want to hear from them in their own words. While learning about patients, I draw from my own experience and consult colleagues to offer each patient evidence-based options that are in line with their unique situation.  

How have you been personally impacted by cancer?

My sister, her husband and my youngest nephew are all cancer survivors. Fortunately, they were diagnosed and treated promptly and now are doing well. Still, their strength was tested during those months of treatment. This experience helped me realize that any person we meet could be either suffering from cancer or have a loved one with cancer, and this is one reason we should treat everyone with kindness and compassion. 

Provider Background

Area of Clinical Practice

Adult blood and marrow transplantation

I am an advanced registered nurse practitioner who sees patients at the South Lake Union Clinic and UW Medical Center – Montlake. 

I previously worked in primary care. I am curious to learn in depth about blood and marrow transplant, since it can bring relief to conditions that had been difficult to treat. I hope patients feel safe and respected in my presence. I am here to support them throughout their care.

Diseases Treated

Graft versus host disease (GVHD)




Education, Experience and Certifications

Undergraduate Degree
University of Washington

Medical Degree
Seattle University College of Nursing

Santa Rosa Community Health, Family Nurse Practitioner

Board Certification
Family Nursing Practice, 2021, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

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