Kirkland, Wash. – EvergreenHealth is pleased to welcome radiation oncologist Dr. Rosanna Yeung to the EvergreenHealth Halvorson Cancer Center in Kirkland.
Dr. Yeung brings extensive clinical experience in oncological medicine, with a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of cancer types, including breast, gastrointestinal, lung and brain. She is also experienced in advanced radiation therapy techniques such as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT).
“Dr. Yeung’s experience and care philosophy are a natural fit for EvergreenHealth’s commitment to providing personalized leading-edge care to patients and families who are facing a cancer diagnosis,” said EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte. “Her clinical expertise addressing a broad range of cancer types, coupled with her patient-centered approach, is the ideal complement to the compassionate, evidence-based care our team is known to provide.”
Prior to joining EvergreenHealth, Dr. Yeung completed fellowships in stereotactic body radiotherapy at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Canada, as well as proton beam therapy at the University of Washington. She’s the author of published book chapters, review articles and numerous research articles on cancer sites including breast, esophageal, anal canal and liver cancers.
Dr. Yeung’s relationship-based philosophy of care focuses on the belief that each patient's cancer experience is unique, providing care that’s tailored to each individual patient. As a radiation oncologist, she aims to provide the highest quality of treatment and support to patients, while offering support to their families throughout the cancer journey.
EvergreenHealth’s Halvorson Cancer Center is a partner of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, providing care that harnesses the powerful science and devoted collaboration of cancer care experts from Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. This alliance offers EvergreenHealth Halvorson Cancer Center patients access to the best providers, innovative treatments, and one-of-a-kind clinical trials. The team of cancer specialists and care advocates partner with patients to develop seamless treatment plans to achieve the best hope for a positive outcome.
To learn more about Dr. Rosanna Yeung and EvergreenHealth Cancer Care, visit www.evergreenhealth.com/cancer-care.
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 12 primary care practices, two urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.
In 2017, EvergreenHealth achieved its ninth designation in the last 10 years (2009-2012, and 2014-2018) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, and it was named one of Healthgrades 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide, based on its outstanding clinical performance. EvergreenHealth was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™ in the “Large Community Hospitals” category for outstanding achievements in patient care, operational efficiency and financial strength, two years in a row. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.
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