Dr. James Butrynski, MD

Dr. James Butrynski, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. James Butrynski, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

1135 116th Ave NE Ste 230

Bellevue, WA 98004

Contact Information

(425) 454-2148

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • 53 More

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Top Care Areas

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes
very high
more than 98% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Butrynski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Butrynski " Medical School Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan Internship and Residency Internal Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Hematology-Medical Oncology Fellowships National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute & National Cancer Institute Bethesda, Maryland University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, Washington Board Certification Medical Oncology: 1999, 2010 Hematology: 2000 Internal Medicine: 1996 Medical Interests Benign and malignant hematology, clotting disorders, solid organ cancers, adolescent and young adult cancers, soft tissue and bone sarcomas, palliative care"
This content was provided by Dr. Butrynski "I ty to be open with my patients and try to always make sure that they have the most up to date information and then we can have a good discussion about the pros and cons of these therapies and make a mutual decision that best works for them."

3  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

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

111  Conditions Treated


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13  Procedures

  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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.


  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • NIH
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washignton Seattle Wa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butrynski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butrynski's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Butrynski'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
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Patient Comments (3)

I saw Dr. Butrynski when I was diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma at Dana Farber.After meeting him I felt hopeful and safe He sent me to a surgeon within the hour and followed my progress.That was my only visit because he was relocating. Dr. Butrynski actually called me right before he moved. He cares...more
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I was very fortunate to have been referred to Dr. Butrynski for my cancer treatment. He took so much time with me, showing compassion and a real sincerity in his care for me. I am more than happy to give 5 stars and would highly recommend him to anybody looking for an excellent oncologist to...more
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We only had two appointments with Dr. Butrynski before my father was referred to hospice and passed away just 3 weeks after diagnosis, but Dr. B treated him as if he'd been caring for him for years. He even phoned me the day after his passing to express his condolences and make sure we were okay...more
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