Sarah J. Atkinson, MD

Sarah J. Atkinson, MD
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Sarah J. Atkinson, MD

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Physician, UW Medicine


Provider Background

Specialty: Specialty: Surgery

Area of clinical practice

Colorectal cancers

Diseases Treated



Education, Experience and Certifications

Undergraduate Degree
Tulane University

Medical Degree
University of Illinois

University of Toronto, Colon and Rectal Surgery


Seattle Met's 2023 Top Doctors award
Dr. Atkinson 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 doctors. Many of these trials at Fred Hutch have led to FDA-approved treatments and have improved standards of care globally. Together, you and your doctor can decide if a study is right for you.

Find a Clinical Trial Led by Dr. Atkinson


Many of our Fred Hutch doctors conduct ongoing research to improve standards of patient care. Their work is evaluated by other doctors 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 provider has written.

View Dr. Atkinson'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 doctors, a patient care coordinator, a registered nurse, an advanced practice provider and others, based on your needs. You also have access to experts like nutritionists, 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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