Oncology & Hematology Clinic

Valley Professional Center North
Address:
3915 Talbot Road south, Suite 300
Renton, WA 98055
Phone: 425.690.3409
Fax: 425.690.9004
Hours:
8 am – 5 pm, Monday thru Friday
Closed, New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas

Oncology & Hematology Clinic oncologists work to provide best-in-class care and treatment for patients with cancer. Oncologists and hematologists work together to ensure a comprehensive approach to treatment for each patient.

Oncology & Hematology Clinic physicians specialize in the treatment of cancer and blood disorders with a comprehensive array of services, including early detection, diagnostic testing, surgery, chemotherapy with cancer fighting medications, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy (also known as immunotherapy or targeted therapy) and resources for support groups, specialized nutritional information and other patient education.

Our physicians partner with patients and their families, in conjunction with other cancer specialists and oncology nurses as needed, to determine comprehensive, individualized treatment plans that will best meet our patients' needs.

Learn more about Cancer Treatment and Support at Valley Medical Center.


  • AroraNavanshu

    Specialties

    • Primary: Hematology
    • Secondary: Medical Oncology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    Navanshu Arora, MD, is a University of Missouri-Kansas City fellowship-trained physician specializing in Hematology & Oncology. He offers expeditious consultation and comprehensive evaluation and treatment for all cancer-related conditions.

    In 2008, Dr. Arora received an award for “Top 10 Doctors” which recognizes patient satisfaction. He has contributed to more than 20 publications and actively pursued teaching students and residents in the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Arora held the position of docent for UMKC students and won the outstanding docent award. He was also elected as a Fellow for the American College of Physicians.

    He did enroll the highest number of patients through the cooperative group trials for two years running. He also has been a principal investigator in a breast cancer trial.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Specialties

    • Primary:

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    3915 Talbot Rd S, STE 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5570Phone: 425.656.5570
    Fax: 425.271.5280

    Biography

    Mara Barrios is a Native of Miami Florida. She completed her Physician Assistant studies at Barry University in Miami in 2015. Mara has maintained a passion for Women's Health and moved to California to complete an OB/GYN Physician Assistant Fellowship at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. She was a Physician Assistant at Arrowhead with the OB/GYN team until she joined the Gynecological Oncology team at Valley Medical Center in March of 2019. Mara enjoys travel, exploring, dining and yoga. She also loves hiking, pottery and spending quality time with her husband and cat.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Specialties

    • Primary: Gynecologic Oncology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409

    Biography

    Jennifer Burzawa, MD, is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as gynecologic oncology. She enjoys being a gynecologic oncologist because of the strong bond she forms with her patients during these trying times and while focusing on personalized care.

    Dr. Burzawa was born and raised in central Florida. She did her undergraduate studies at University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL where she was a Biology major. She then completed her medical school training at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, FL. She completed the Honors Program in Medicine, a joint BS/MD program in 6 years. She moved to Houston, Texas in 2004 where she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor School of Medicine. She then completed her fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. She was asked to stay on as a faculty member at MD Anderson where she has spent the last 7 years. She is also a faculty member at the University of Washington.

    Dr. Burzawa grew up on the beach in Florida where she enjoyed all water sports, most importantly swimming. She swam competitively during college at the University of Miami. She then moved to Texas for her residency training where she met her husband, a native Texan. They now have one child. She has spent the last 14 years in Houston and was excited to relocate to Seattle where they hope to enjoy the cooler weather and all the outdoors has to offer.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Nancy Y. Cui

    Specialties

    • Primary: Medical Oncology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Mandarin

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    Dr. Cui practices general medical oncology/hematology. Her goal is to provide care for each patient with the most current evidence/science-based medicine. From her research background, she enjoys educating patients and their family members, and welcomes them to participate in the decision-making process during the course of diagnosis and treatment.

    Dr. Cui received her medical degree from Beijing Medical University. Her Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics was at University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. Her internship and residency in internal medicine were at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. She finished her hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer research Center in 2003.

    She gained experiences both as a primary oncologist/hematologist caring for community patients, and as a consulting hematologist/oncologist at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), providing second opinions or continuity care for patients with complicated diagnostic or treatment challenges. She most recently worked with Southlake Clinic before joining Valley Medical Oncology & Hematology.

    Dr. Cui is board-certified in medical oncology. She is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Specialties

    • Primary:

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Chinese

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    Wayne Gao, MD is board-certified in hematology and medical oncology. He has experience in the diagnosis and management of blood diseases and cancer-related issues. With his distinctive background, he offers advanced, comprehensive, and evidence-based treatment options to patients. He believes that it is important to pay attention to quality in every aspect of patient care, both medical and non-medical. During the care process, he aims to develop personal relationships with patients so he can customize their care to make them as happy and comfortable as possible.

    Dr. Gao received his MD/PhD from Soochow University Medical School in China. He then joined the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis for research and clinical training. There, he was promoted to a faculty position. He investigated how people develop clotting and bleeding disorders, and his research has been published in leading international academic journals. He completed his residency at SSM St. Mary’s Health Center and then further expanded his credentials with a fellowship at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for hematology/oncology. Prior to joining the Valley Medical Center Oncology clinic, Dr. Gao was the highest performing consulting hematologist/oncologist at Kaiser Permanente Tacoma Medical Center.

    Dr. Gao enjoys the outdoors and loves to hike with his family. He is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Richard G. Ingber

    Specialties

    • Primary: Medical Oncology
    • Secondary: Hematology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    Richard Ingber, MD, has acquired a broad background of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the blood and coagulation systems, as well as management of both hematologic and solid tumors with chemotherapy and immunotherapy, or, if appropriate, supportive measures. Dr. Ingber is board-certified in medical oncology.

    Dr. Ingber earned his B.A., Masters and Doctoral degrees in comparative literature at Harvard University, where he taught classical Greek and Roman, European, and American history and literature for several years before pursuing a second career in medicine.

    Dr. Ingber graduated from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Washington, and remained there for specialty training in hematology and oncology.

    Dr. Ingber formerly practiced as an attending physician in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Pacific Medical Center in Seattle, and worked as a staff member at Swedish Medical Center. He was charged with evaluating chemotherapy research protocols during his tenure on the Institutional Review Board of the hospital. He most recently worked with Southlake Clinic before joining Valley Medical Oncology & Hematology.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Pauline Lao

    Specialties

    • Primary: Palliative Care

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Keith-Leung

    Specialties

    • Primary: Medical Oncology
    • Secondary: Hematology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Cantonese, Chinese

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    Keith Leung, MD, believes that the ideal practice of Hematology/Oncology involves the integration of the current evidence based practices with a personal understanding of the patient and their beliefs and support system. “For a patient, the many unknowns of a diagnosis can frequently be overwhelming and worrisome. It is vital that we help patients and their families understand their condition and their options, and assist them in choosing the one that is right for them.”

    Dr. Leung grew up in Michigan and received his bachelor's and medical degree from the University of Michigan. He then obtained his internal medicine training at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Afterwards, he spent time furthering his clinical expertise as an attending physician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University. His interest in Hematology/Oncology led him to Boston where he completed his fellowship at Tufts Medical Center. The beauty of the Northwest and the opportunity to join the skilled and compassionate team at Valley Medical Center ultimately drew him here.

    Dr. Leung enjoys continually learning in his spare time, whether it is the latest medical studies or time-tested cooking recipes. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and basic Mandarin.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Ron Swensen MD

    Specialties

    • Primary: Gynecologic Oncology
    • Secondary: Robotic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    A native of the midwest, Ron Swensen, MD, fell in love with the Pacific Northwest during a visit to Seattle while in college. He earned his medical degree degree from Loma Linda University and completed a Family Medicine Internship at the University of Wisconsin. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Stanford and a Gynecologic Oncology fellowship at Penn State (Hershey), before receiving Board Certification in 1998.

    Dr. Swensen's career has included academic positions in Ob/Gyn Departments at Stanford, Loma Linda and the University of Washington, where he estimates that he has participated in training over 160 Ob/Gyn specialist physicians and many more medical students. Dr. Swensen also served as the Chairman of the Ob/Gyn Department at Loma Linda University. Under his leadership, the department achieved national ranking by US News and World Report. Dr. Swensen subsequently joined Valley Medical Center as Medical Director for Oncology Services.

    Dr. Swensen's practice includes surgery, chemotherapy and long-terrm management of known or suspected cancer of the female reproductive tract. He is trained in robotic and laparoscopic surgical procedures.

    • Management of uterine cancers including robotic hysterectomy, BSO and node dissection for endometrial cancer, robotic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer and treatment of pre-invasive disease
    • Management of ovarian masses including ovarian cancer debulking and staging and, surgery for suspicious adnexal masses, and management of recurrent disease
    • Chemotherapy for ovarian and other gynecologic cancers
    • Risk reducing surgery for women at high risk of ovarian cancer
    • Concurrent hysterectomy during treatment of colorectal cancer (when indicated)
    • Management of vulvar cancer including vulvar biopsy for vulvar dysplasia or cancer and vulvar wide local excision or vulvectomy for vulvar cancer
    • Management of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease including molar pregnancy and choriocarcinoma

    Dr. Swensen's personal passions revolve around enjoying the extraordinary natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest together with his wife and three teenage children, and singing in a community vocal ensemble.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • UrbanRenata7

    Specialties

    • Primary: Gynecologic Oncology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Other Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    As a young woman, Renata Urban, MD, wanted to work in a field that was intellectually dynamic and that allowed for the development of interpersonal relationships. "Being a physician allows for constant learning," Urban says. "Not only from my peers and colleagues, but also from my patients."

    Caring for patients with gynecologic malignancies requires a diverse knowledge of medicine, surgery, and oncology. In addition, Urban says, "Caring for cancer patients requires a physician to help their patients through challenging personal times, and I feel it is a privilege to do this."

    Dr. Urban has a particular interest in the perioperative care of patients with gynecologic cancers, as well as how to improve patient care. Within her lifetime, she hopes to see the individualization of the diagnosis and treatment of cancers, allowing for more diverse and effective therapeutic measures.

    Other Interests

    Outside of work, Dr. Urban enjoys running, cooking, reading and exploring her home in the Pacific Northwest.

    Certifications

    MD: Boston University School of Medicine

    Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford University Medical Center Pal Alto, CA

    Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology University of California, San Franciso/Stanford University Medical Center

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Michelle Zhang

    Specialties

    • Primary: Medical Oncology
    • Secondary: Hematology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Mandarin

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Oncology & Hematology Clinic - Specialty Care
    Valley Professional Center North
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3409Phone: 425.690.3409
    Fax: 425.690.9004

    Biography

    Michelle Zhang, MD, obtained her medical degree from Beijing Medical University and did her post-doctorate training at the University of Southern California. She completed her internal medicine residency at Brown Medical School affiliated hospitals in Providence, Rhode Island. She gained extensive experience in the field of internal medicine working as an attending physician at Labey Clinic in Boston, Baylor-Methodist Primary Care Associates in Houston. Dr Zhang completed her medical oncology fellowship at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. During her training she was the Principle Investigator of a clinical trial in the treatment of hematological malignancy. Dr. Zhang is board-certified in medical oncology.

    Dr.Zhang and her husband, also a physician, live in Bellevue with their three children. She loves the outdoors, music and reading.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers