Katy Pennington, MD

Katy Pennington, MD
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Katy Pennington, MD

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Gynecologic Oncology

“I believe that cancer care is a partnership, and I strive to empower every person to be actively involved in their care.”

— Dr. Pennington

Provider Background

Area of Clinical Practice
Gynecologic cancers, high risk prevention

Diseases Treated



Education, Expereince and Certifications

Undergraduate Degree
University of Michigan

Medical Degree
University of Michigan Medical School

University of Michigan, Obstetrics & Gynecology

University of Washington, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certification
Gynecologic Oncology, 2018; Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2011, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Seattle Met's 2023 Top Doctors award
Dr. Pennington has received this peer-nominated award for exceptional patient care for multiple years.

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. 

Find a Clinical Trial Led by Dr. Pennington


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. 

View Dr. Pennington's Publications

Your Care Team

At Fred Hutch, you receive care from a team of providers with extensive experience in your disease. Your team includes physicians, a patient care coordinator, a registered nurse, an advanced practice provider and others, based on your needs. You also have access to experts like registered dietitians, social workers, acupuncturists, psychiatrists and more who specialize in supporting people with cancer or blood disorders. 


Fred Hutch accepts most national private health insurance plans as well as Medicare. We also accept Medicaid for people from Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. We are working to ensure that everyone, no matter what their financial situation, has access to the care they need.

For the Media

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