Tamimi Hisham 5 17 12 Clare

Hisham K Tamimi, MD


Joined UW Medicine:


Clinical Focus:

Gynecologic Oncology:
• Gestational trophoblastic disease
• Adenocarcinoma of the cervix


Washington, 1977


• Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1976
• Gynecologic Oncology, 1980


• MD Degree
   (Cairo University, 1969)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (Northwestern University Medical Center, 1974)
• Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology
   (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1977)
• Certificate, Management Program
   (University of Washington School of Business Admin, 1993)

Research Interests:

• Gestational trophoblastic disease
• Cervical cancer
• Ovarian cancer


• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology
• International Gynecologic Cancer Society
• International Society of Gynecologic Pathologists
• King County Medical Society
• Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
• Seattle Gynecological Society
• Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
• Society of Memorial Gynecologic Oncologists
• Washington State Medical Association
• Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists

Selected Publications:

Mahdi H, Kumar S, Hanna RK, Munkarah AR, Lockhart D, Morris RT, Tamimi H, Swensen RE, Doherty M. Disparities in treatment and survival between African American and White Women with vaginal cancer. Gynecol Oncol Jul 2011;122(1):38-41.

Mahdi H, Kumar S, Seward S, Semaan A, Batchu R, Lockhart D, Tamimi H, Munkarah AR. Prognostic impact of laterality in malignant ovarian germ cell tumors. Int J Gynecol Cancer Feb 2011 Feb;21(2):257-62.

Press JZ, Allison KH, Garcia R, Everett En, Pizer E, Swensen RE, Tamimi HK, Gray HJ, Peters WA 3rd, Goff BA. FOXP3+regulatory T-cells are abundant in vulvar Paget's disease and are associated with recurrence. Gynecol Oncol Feb 2011;120(2):296-9.

Gray HJ, Shah CA, Swensen RE, Tamimi HK, Goff BA. Alternative intraperitoneal chemotherapy regimens for optimaly debulked ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol Mar 2010;116(3):340-4.

Lachance JA, Everett EN, Greer B, Mandel L, Swisher E, Tamimi H, Goff B. The effect of age on clinical/pathologic features, surgical morbidity, and outcome in patients with endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2006;101:470-75.

Swisher EM, Swensen RE, Greer B, Tamimi H, Goff BA, Garcia R, Koh WJ. Weekly gemcitabine and cisplatin in combination with pelvic radiation in the primary therapy of cervical cancer: a Phase I trial of the Puget Sound Oncology Consortium. Gynecol Oncol 2006;101:429-35.

Shah C, Johnson B, Everett E, Tamimi H, Greer B, Swisher E, Goff BA. Does size matter? Tumor size and morphology as predictors of nodal status and recurrence in endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol 2005;99(3):564-70.

Everett E, Tamimi H, Greer B, Swisher E, Paley P, Mandel L, Goff B. The effect of body mass index on clinical/pathologic features, surgical morbidity, and outcome in patients with endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol 2003;90(1):150-7.

Gray HJ, Garcia R, Tamimi HK, Koh WJ, Goff BA, Greer BE, Paley PJ. Glassy cell carcinoma of the cervix revisited. Gynecol Oncol 2002;85(2):274.

Daling JR, Madeleine MM, Schwartz SM, Shera KA, Carter JJ, McKnight B, Porter PL, Galloway DA, McDougall JK, Tamimi HK. A population-based study of squamous cell vaginal cancer: HPV and cofactors. Gynecol Oncol 2002;84:263.

Appointments & Practice Locations

UW Medical Center 8SE Oncology
Cascade Tower, 8th floor
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments:   206.598.8300