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Vyshak Venur MD

Vyshak Alva Venur MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, and Joint-Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute, Seattle, Washington

Vyshak Alva Venur, MD is a neuro-oncologist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology at the University of Washington, and a joint-assistant member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He received his MD degree from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India. He worked as a Medical Officer at Changi General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Center, Singapore. He completed internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic-Fairview Hospital. Dr. Venur, completed hematology and oncology fellowship at University of Iowa. He was a chief fellow during the senior year for the hematology and oncology fellowship at University of Iowa. He did an additional fellowship in neuro-oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.

Dr. Venur’s research focuses on leptomeningeal, brain metastases and primary brain tumors. He has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts, and book chapters. He serves as a reviewer for several prestigious journals. He is an active member of the ASCO trainee council, professional development committee, and the annual meeting professional development education committee.


Dr. Alva Venur reports no relevant disclosures.