Additional Areas of Expertise:
Multiple Myeloma, Lymphoma
- Oncologist/Hematologist and Senior Partner, Cancer Care Northwest
- Director, Inland Northwest Myeloma/Lymphoma & Transplant Program
- Clinical Professor, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Washington State University
- Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
Dr. Hakan Kaya has been practicing hematology/oncology in Spokane since 2001. He joined Cancer Care Northwest in 2004 with a goal of forming the first and the only autologous stem cell transplantation program in the Inland Northwest. He is a fellowship-trained transplant physician who specializes in Multiple Myeloma and B-cell Lymphomas. He is the Founding Director of the Inland Northwest Myeloma/Lymphoma and Transplant Program, established in 2005. In addition to autologous stem cell transplantation, he offers the latest treatment options to Multiple Myeloma and B-cell Lymphoma patients who live in Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Western Montana.
Dr. Kaya has been teaching residents, interns, and students of this medical community for nearly two decades. He is a Clinical Professor at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Washington State University, where he has been active in developing and teaching a formal hematology/oncology course to first year medical students. He is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Kaya spends most of his time with family activities. He also enjoys practicing martial arts (World Taekwondo Federation certified 1st Degree Black Belt) which helps him to cope with daily stresses of being a cancer doctor.