Naveed Ali, MD

Naveed Ali, MD

Naveed Ali, MD

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

Medical Oncology

“I chose cancer as a specialty after seeing the advancements in the field. Patients are being cured, and that is what excites me. The philosophy behind immunotherapy is to cure lethal diseases which otherwise have no cure. I am so excited to work alongside compassionate, empathetic, competent practitioners delivering leading edge treatments that come from the application of the latest research. Every day we're uncovering new discoveries and making progress against cancer.”

— Dr. Ali

How would you describe your approach to care?

Bone marrow transplant is a lengthy and complicated treatment. With too much information too quickly, patients can become lost. My entire practice revolves around guiding my patients, step-by-step. This balance of providing comfort and support while delivering information helps me build the patient's trust.

What do you like best about working in immunology?

Bringing a patient through the bone marrow transplant process is difficult and harrowing, but it's also incredibly rewarding. Treatment can be very hard on the body, and some patients can become so empty inside. I can't wait for the day that they’re on the other side, and the treatment is working and they're improving. Watching a patient go through recovery, the color comes back in their face, the energy comes back to them and they go on with their lives — it's one of the most gratifying things I could ever ask for.

Provider Background

Specialty: Medical Oncology

Area of clinical practice

Blood and Marrow Transplantation



Education, Experience and Certifications

Medical Degree
Rawalpindi Medical College

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