John B. Liao, MD, PhD

John B. Liao, MD, PhD

John B. Liao, MD, PhD

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Affiliate Investigator, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
  • Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Gynecologic Oncology

“My goal is to achieve the best possible care for my patients by tailoring individual treatments and employing a multidisciplinary approach.”

— Dr. Liao

Provider Background

Area of Clinical Practice
Gynecologic Cancers

Diseases Treated



Education, Experience and Certifications

Undergraduate Degree

Yale University

Medical Degree

George Washington University School of Medicine


George Washington University, Obstetrics & Gynecology


University of Pennsylvania, Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certification

Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2011, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Gynecology Oncology Subspecialty, 2021, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology


PhD, Yale University

Clinical Trials

We make promising new treatments available to you through studies called clinical trials led by Fred Hutch physicians. Many of these trials at Fred Hutch have led to FDA-approved treatments and have improved standards of care globally. Together, you and your physician can decide if a study is right for you. 

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Many of our Fred Hutch physicians conduct ongoing research to improve standards of patient care. Their work is evaluated by other physicians and selected for publication to the United States National Library of Medicine, the largest medical library in the world. See scientific papers this Fred Hutch physician has written.

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