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Physician & Research Faculty
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Washington
Sites of Practice
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center - South Lake Union
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center at UW Medical Center – Montlake

Photo: Fred Hutch

Education, Training, Board Certifications

  • M.D., Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India 
  • Residency, Cleveland Clinic-Fairview Hospital 
  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, University of Iowa 
  • Fellowship in Neuro-oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine 
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine


Clinical Expertise


  • Neuro-oncology 
  • Brain tumors  
  • Central nervous system (CNS) metastases 
  • Leptomeningeal disease 
  • CNS lymphoma



Research and/or clinical interests 

Dr. Vyshak Venur is a medical oncologist specializing in neuro-oncology. His clinical focus is on brain and central nervous system (CNS) metastases, and he commonly consults with other faculty on potential brain and CNS metastases, leptomeningeal disease, and CNS lymphoma. He works closely with neurosurgeons at UW and Harborview and leads a multidisciplinary brain and spine metastasis clinic at Fred Hutch. He is interested in expanding immunotherapy and clinical trial options for primary brain tumors and CNS metastases patients. Dr. Venur also treats patients at UW Medical Center’s Alvord Brain Tumor Center.