Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD

Medical OncologyFemaleAge 45

Dr. Thumma
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Cancer Care Northwest

601 S Sherman St Spokane, WA 99202

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(509) 228-1000

Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in Spokane, WA. Dr. Thumma has more experience with Pancreatic Neoplasms, Renal Neoplasms & Resection, and Breast Neoplasms than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as East Adams Rural Hospital and MultiCare Deaconess Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thumma to book an appointment.

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Dr. Thumma is affiliated with Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital Spokane, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Thumma

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Thumma treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Thumma treats other conditions, please contact the office at (509) 228-1000.

Pancreatic Neoplasms

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

Dr. Thumma treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

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Pancreatic Cancer
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Renal Neoplasms & Resection

Renal oncology focuses on the management and treatment of kidney cancer through surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation, and chemotherapy.Compare with other Renal Neoplasms & Resection specialists.

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Kidney Cancer
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High
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Breast Neoplasms

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 Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Thumma treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Breast Cancer
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Lobular Carconima
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High
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Very High
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Gastrointestinal Neoplasms

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Thumma treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

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Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Peritoneal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Liver Cancer
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Check Dr. Thumma's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Thumma's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Genetic Testing
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Dr. Thumma accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core

Dr. Thumma's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thumma

4.4

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (6)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (6)
  • Explained conditions well (6)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Dr. Thumma is excellent. She listens and genuinely cares. Also, a vast wealth of knowledge on modern medical processes and new innovations available to cancer patients. I felt very confident with her care. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Thumma has an interest in thoracic malignancies with a special emphasis in breast cancer. She is a caring, compassionate person who relates well with...Read more

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

2008
University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Fellowship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Thumma has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thumma frequently treats Pancreatic Neoplasms, Renal Neoplasms & Resection, and Breast Neoplasms. See all practice areas where Dr. Thumma specializes.

Where is Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD's office located?

Dr. Thumma's office is located at 601 S Sherman St, Spokane, WA 99202. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Saritha Thumma, MD speak?

Dr. Thumma speaks Telugu, Hindi, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Cancer Care Northwest

Cancer Care Northwest601 S Sherman St Spokane, WA 99202
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Pioneer Medical Center1550 S Pioneer Way Ste 250 Moses Lake, WA 98837
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
East Adams Hospital903 S Adams St Ritzville, WA 99169
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Thumma is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

East Adams Rural Hospital

Ritzville, WA

MultiCare Deaconess Hospital

Spokane, WA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Multicare Valley Hospital

Spokane Valley, WA

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

Providence Holy Family Hospital

Spokane, WA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

Spokane, WA

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

10 Awards Received

Samaritan Hospital

Moses Lake, WA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average