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Michael A. Hunter, MD


Radiation Oncology

Call 425-899-1860

Michael A. Hunter, MD is accepting new patients.

Procedures Performed

intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiotherapy, radiation treatment for brain cancer, radiation treatment for breast cancer, radiation treatment for colorectal cancer, radiation treatment for lung cancer, and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)

Contact Information

  • Office: 425-899-1860
  • Fax: 425-899-1859







Interpretation Services Available

Honors, Awards, etc.

2022 Seattle Magazine "Top Doctors"|Susan G. Komen "Power of One" Award

Board Certification

Board Certified in Radiation Oncology


Dr. Michael Hunter is a nationally recognized, board certified radiation oncologist with more than 20 years of experience in cancer care.
A dedicated advocate for breast cancer treatment and research, Dr. Hunter has written many professional articles and published ebooks, including a series titled  "Understanding Cancer" for patients with breast, lung, brain, colon and prostate cancers.

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer
Colorectal cancer
Lung cancer
Brain cancer
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Cancer risk reduction strategies, including lifestyle modification

Philosophy of Care

I am your partner and advocate for health. You and I work together to explore all reasonable options available for management so that you can make an informed decision that is right for you. I aim to provide top cancer center level care, with the excellent service you deserve.


Year began practicing: 1993

Medical School

Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, CT


University of Pennsylvania Health System | Philadelphia, PA


Abington Memorial Hospital | Abington, PA

Personal Information

I enjoy time with family. All three of my children participate in saber fencing at the national level, training with Olympic coach Ed Korfanty in Portland, OR. In my home we speak English, French, Japanese (and most recently, a bit of Italian).
I enjoy playing the piano, listening to music, modern art, and international travel, and am a voracious reader.
I also enjoy blogging at understandcancerin60minutes, and am the author of numerous books about cancer. I have published in the USA, Taiwan, and Japan, respectively.

Community Involvement

I am very active in the Susan Komen Foundation, serving on the Board of Directors for Puget Sound, and chairing the grants committee. I have also served on the medical advisory boards of the Washington Breast and Cervical Health Project, and the Bellevue College Radiation Therapy program.
I am also active in the Harvard University community, and have served as an interviewer for undergraduate admissions, as well as co-chair of the Schools & Scholarship Committee for western Washington.