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David M. Aboulafia, MD
Hematology/Oncology
 
4.8 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.
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr David Aboulafia has provided outstanding care and has earned my trust.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Aboulafia was very thorough and helpful. Excellent doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*Dr. Aboulafia is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
good personal touch and understanding
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*David Aboulafia is the best doctor I ever had.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I really appreciate the time that Dr Abaloufia spend going through lab results and explaining them.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Aboulafia is wonderful. He is extremely knowledgeable, and also very personable.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Aboulafia's staff had all good things to say about him before I even met him. When I finally did, I understood why. His knowledge and skill is equal to his care and compassion for the person. I trust this provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Aboulafia is excellent. Easy to talk to, pragmatic, tailors approach for the patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Aboulafia is the best dr. anywhere. We have had an ongoing dr./patient relationship for 25 years. He is wonderful!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I get excellent care from Dr Aboulafia
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr. Aboulafia and Mariza Turner RN are excellent and very responsive. Very happy indeed. I can't say enough about Mariza and her attention to detail and caring!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Excellent doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
he's outstanding
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
*Dr. A. is the best.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
No complaints
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr A is the best Physician I ever had! Great
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Aboulafia is both an excellent practitioner and has a holistic approach while working with me. He deals with the immediate issue and at the same time he is proactive for issues down the road
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Something wrong with the provider (Doctor) not very friendly he always treats me very bad, I am not sure was going on with him
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr. Aboulafia is an excellent professional. He explained everything clearly and took particular care to add an A1c test to an earlier blood draw when I enquired about it and then sent me a voice mail to provide the results that same afternoon.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr. David Aboulafia has photographic memory and very attentive & responsive, addressing my concerns right away.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
I've had health concerns from prior to surgery blood test and am still unaware of any resolution for these concerns and have no instructions for follow-up actions.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr A also took on my mom's care the last year of her life. She loved him. She was failing quickly but always appreciated his care as did I and he's always been very accessible and thoughtful in my care as well.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr A is truly outstanding, as a practitioner and as a communicator
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
excellent !!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Very thorough evaluation and discussion. No computer in between me and the doctor. Being an MD myself, this is the most complete exam I've ever had. I'm very impressed with his "high touch" approach.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr Aboulafia is outstanding. He provides information based on me/my needs rather than a generic guideline. He takes time to understand issues and explain himself. I don't feel rushed.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
As I tell all of my family and friends, "I'm in love with my doctor." :)
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
dr. aboulafia is simply amazing. the amount of time he spent with me was astounding. the amount of care he provided was unbelievable. he went out of his way to make me comfortable. i cannot stop speaking about how amazing he is. and this is the truth.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I cannot praise this doctor enough. He keeps me alive!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Very pleased with Dr. Aboulafia -- makes me feel comfortable, easy to talk with, and is very professional
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Excellent.