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David M. Aboulafia, MD
Hematology/Oncology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests

AIDS/HIV, viral syndromes, general hematology including coagulation and hemostasis, lympho and myeloproliferative disorder, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, primary and subspecialty, and HIV-associated malignancies, benign hematology including disorders of coagulation and thrombosis, HIV primary and subspecialty care AIDS defining (Kaposi’s sarcoma, lymphoma) and HIV-associated cancer

Curriculum Vitae
David M. Aboulafia, MD

Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Cancer, HIV/AIDS Care, HIV-related cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Leukemia, Myeloma, Lymphoma, Anal Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Medical Oncology, Subspecialty in Hematology, Subspecialty in HIV clinical care
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 1983
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, 1984
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, 1986
Fellowships
Hematology and Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, 1989
Professional Activities and Awards

Medical Director, Bailey-Boushay House
Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
Principal Investigator, AIDS Malignancy Consortium
Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine: 2009, 2010, 2019
Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2009, 2010, 2019

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
*Dr. Aboulafia is an extraordinary physician. I am privileged to be his patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Dr. A always explains things well. Answers my wife's numerous questions thoroughly if she accompanies me.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
*Dr. Aboulafia is very informed, concerned and communicative. I really appreciate his conscientious.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
World class care.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
very attentive and caring
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Dr. Aboulafia is a great and grounded doctor...he listens well and explains things well.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
12 years of excellent care.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Aboulafia is always excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Excellent care and patience with my questions.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Aboulafia is exceptional... he thoroughly understands his field, communicates very complex subjects in everyday English, and helps assure I'm doing everything I can to get through this. There are only two doctors who I trust completely and he's one of them.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Aboulafia and staff have always been very courteous/professional and knowledgeable of my situation.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
*Dr. Aboulafia is the best. I've been going to him for years and he always takes good care of me and is patient, and a good listener. I trust him & his care completely.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
A great dr. to be cared by.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
*Dr. A. listened, explained, and even offered several options. I give him a 6/5 if I could.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Good.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr. Abouliafia was the most thorough, thoughtful, caring and knowledgeable doctor I have ever met. A great source of comfort to myself and my wife.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Aboulafia is the best of the best.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr. Aboulafia is a very well learned professional doctor. I'm blessed to have him as my doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
I've been seeing Dr. Aboulafia for 12 years now. Always excellent care.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
I would strongly recommend Dr. Aboulafia. I feel very fortunate to be able to see him.
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