Dr. Kathryn Kolibaba, MD

Medical Oncology •  Female • Age 60
  
Dr. Kolibaba
Accepting new patients

Compass Oncology

210 SE 136TH AVE Vancouver, WA 98684

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Dr. Kathryn Kolibaba, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in Vancouver, WA. Dr. Kolibaba has more experience with Breast Cancer, Neuro-oncology, and Lymphatic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center and Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kolibaba to book an appointment.


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Dr. Kolibaba accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Health Select
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
LifeWise
Managed Healthcare Northwest
Medicaid of Oregon
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
ODS Health Plan
PacificSource
Private HealthCare Systems
Providence Health Plans
Preferred PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Practice Areas

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer specialists diagnose and treat the presence of malignant cells in breast tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.Compare with other Breast Cancer specialists.

Typically treats 44% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Breast Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Breast Cancer more than 44% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 44% of their peers

Neuro-oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.Compare with other Neuro-oncology specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Brain Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Brain Cancer more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Central Nervous System Lymphoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 22% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 22% of their peers

Lymphatic Disorders

Lymphatic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphedema, lymphadenitis, and lymphangitis.Compare with other Lymphatic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Nodular Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Nodular Lymphoma more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Lymphoma, Large-Cell
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Lymphoma, Large-Cell more than 28% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 28% of their peers

Pancreatic Oncology

Pancreatic oncology focuses on the management and treatment of pancreatic cancer through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Pancreatic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 29% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pancreatic Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolibaba treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 29% of their peers

Dr. Kolibaba treats this condition more than 29% of their peers

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Dr. Kolibaba's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Love her! She actually talks with her patients and keeps you informed. She spends as much time as necessary with each patient so that you don’t leave wondering why bothered to see her, unlike many doctors today.
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Dr Kolibaba and her staff are wonderful! They always give you the time you need and all the information anyone would need in this type of situation. You may have to wait but that’s okay because you always know that when you need that extra time you will get it. I never mind waiting for her. She and her staff are warm, giving and so very knowledgeable. The only place I would go to be treated.
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Dr. Kolibaba is and extremely competent physician, and a very compassionate person. I have a follicular Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, and have found her care to be of the highest standard. I am recommending her to my family and friends.
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Norm Hobbs in Vancouver, WA – Aug 17, 2017
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Compass Oncology is not only the best cancer facility but is full of compassionate thorough on the ball people. I love all of them I can not say enough good things about Dr Kate . Kolababa. She is on task and current on research and provides an environment for personnel peace and allows spiritual reflection. When I got cancer the second time my first reaction is Kate and group will kill it . I never felt that I would die. That is confidence in your doctor the support system and the best facility
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Suzanne Rock in Amboy Wa – Apr 22, 2017
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Only cared while my mom was alive... when mom passed, she never reached out.. seems her " care" was only a facade
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Dr. Kolibaba is one of the best doctors I have ever encountered. She is empathic, validating, encouraging, and brilliant. When my insurance changed and I needed a second opinion, she was right there. I couldn't praise her enough for all she did for me and my family while I was battling cancer. She was my hemotologist at a young age, and I never knew I would need her as my oncologist too until it hit. I would trust her again and again.
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Amanda J in Portland, OR – Jun 17, 2016
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Dr. Kolibaba is kind, compassionate and keeps up to date with the latest treatments. (Not an easy task as new advances happen all the time, fortunately!) I appreciated that she always placed an importance on quality of life issues, and treated me with respect. She is in high demand and never rushes through appointments, so you may wait a bit. She's worth it - Highly recommended. I'm 8 years cancer-free now (YAY!) from Stage 3 breast cancer, and she was an essential part of my team.
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About Me

"I treat every patient with the same care I would want for a member of my own family. That's more than finding the very best treatment. It's listening, providing comfort and sticking by them."

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1997
Oregon Health And Science University
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
Yale New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Compass Oncology

Compass Oncology Vancouver210 SE 136TH AVE Vancouver, WA 98684
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

Vancouver, WA

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center

Vancouver, WA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average