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John R.
M.D., M.P.H.

Physician & Research Faculty
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington
Adjunct Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UW
Medical Director, Transfusion Service, Harborview Medical Center
Sites of Practice
Harborview Medical Center

Education, training, board certifications

  • M.D., University of Washington
  • M.P.H., University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center

Clinical expertise

  • Blood coagulation
  • Transfusion in trauma




Clinical and/or research interests

Dr. John Hess especially likes to work on behalf of patients who are critically ill. The Transfusion Service Laboratory uses science and public health considerations to provide the most appropriate blood products for such patients. He conducts research on better ways to use blood products through grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.