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Kristine J. Rinn, MD


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Medical Oncology and Hematology



Dr. Rinn is an experienced medical oncologist, specializing in breast cancer. She recognizes that breast cancer is often a challenging diagnosis with a ripple effect disruptive to people’s lives. Dr. Rinn explains treatment options thoroughly to partner with patients in their decision making. She enjoys getting to know people and helping them through their diagnosis and treatment. Additional areas of interest include breast cancer prevention, genetics and clinical research. Dr. Rinn is always striving to make cancer treatment better for her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Rinn enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking with her family, paddleboarding and throwing ball for her dog.


Medical School:

  • University of Washington School of Medicine; Seattle, WA

Residency & Internship:

  • University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals (Internal Medicine); Seattle, WA


  • University of Washington / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Medical Oncology); Seattle, WA
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology
Honors & Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Robert S. Evans Award, University of Washington Dept of Medicine (1992)
  • Seattle Magazine, Best Physicians (2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Top Doctors (2013, 2014, 2019)
  • Julie Gralow Award, Team Survivor Northwest (2014)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • King County Medical Society