Dr. Hakan Kaya, MD

Dr. Hakan Kaya, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hakan Kaya, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Cancer Care Northwest

601 S Sherman St

Spokane, WA 99202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Marrow Biopsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hodgkin's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Multiple Myeloma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kaya's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kaya's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaya "Dr. Hakan Kaya has two passions in his professional life: 1) To provide state of the art care for multiple myeloma/lymphoma patients, and 2) To teach medical students/residents. He is a fellowship-trained transplant physician who has worked at Cancer Care Northwest since 2004. Dr. Kaya is the director of the Inland Northwest Myeloma/Lymphoma and Transplant Program. In addition to performing autologous stem cell transplantation, he provides the latest treatment options for myeloma and lymphoma patients who live in Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Western Montana. He frequently gives lectures to other oncologists around the country describing new advances in multiple myeloma. Dr. Kaya is a Clinical Professor at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine where he co-chairs the hematology/oncology course committee. He has been charged with developing and teaching the hematology-oncology course in this newly opened medical school. He has also been an active clinical faculty member at the University of Washington School of Medicine's Spokane campus since 2004, where he gives regular didactic lectures and provides clinical rotations for residents/medical students. Outside of work, Dr. Kaya spends most of his time with his family. He also enjoys practicing martial arts (WTF certified 1st Degree Black Belt) which helps him to cope with daily stresses of being a cancer doctor."


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5  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Wake Forest University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaya's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaya to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kaya's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I came to Dr. Kaya after being passed on from one doctor to the next who didn't want to spend the time or order the tests needed to figure our why a 52 year old man would have advanced osteoporosis with anemia, high blood protein, and low albumin. He was very quick to diagnose me correctly and...more
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Dr Kaya abandoned a loved one when they desperately needed answers, guidance, and help. Instead of returning phone calls so we could admit our loved one into hospice for care and comfort, he cowardly looked the other way, ignored calls and left her to die in pain at a unskilled "nursing facility"
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Very encouraging doctors in Lewiston were ready to put her on hospice. Very knowledgeable warm and nice guy
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