SPOKANE, WA - Cancer Care Northwest (CCNW) is proud to announce the addition of Lia Head, MD, as the newest medical oncologist/hematologist to join the practice. Dr. Head will continue CCNW’s mission to provide a fully integrated approach to the prevention, detection, treatment, and healing of cancer and related diseases while inspiring hope for living.
Dr. Head received her MD from the University of Washington in 2016. She went on to complete a residency in internal medicine at University of Colorado School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Rush University.
Dr. Head has a special interest in lung and gastrointestinal cancers. She believes that every patient is unique and needs an individualized treatment plan that takes in to account the whole person. Dr. Head understands that having cancer is an incredibly scary time in a person’s life. She wants her patients to be active participants in their care, helping them regain some of the control that cancer may have taken away.
In her free time, Dr. Head enjoys being on the water, trying new food, and spending valuable time with her son. Her hobbies include puzzles, French bulldogs and travel.