Manuela C. Matesan, MD, PhD

Manuela C. Matesan, MD, PhD

Manuela C. Matesan, MD, PhD

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine


“I devote my work to clinical activity, teaching and research in nuclear medicine.”

— Dr. Matesan

Why do you practice oncology?

I believe that targeted radiotherapy will significantly improve outcome in patients with malignant disease in my lifetime. My areas of research include the application of nuclear medicine in oncology, such as liver-directed radiotherapy, radioimmunotherapy, neuroendocrine tumors and brain imaging. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling and outdoor activities.

Provider Background

Area of Clinical Practice
Molecular imaging and therapy

Diseases Treated

Bone Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma


Gastrointestinal Cancer

Thyroid Cancer



Education, Experience and Certifications

Medical Degree
University of Medicine and Pharmacy

University of Washington

University of Washington

Board Certification
Nuclear Medicine, 2012, American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, Boise Veteran's Affairs Medical Center

Clinical Trials

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