Daniel E. Sabath, MD, PhD

Professor | Head, Hematology Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology | Chief of Service, Harborview Clinical Laboratories | Laboratory Director, Hematology and Coagulation Laboratories, UW Medical Center - Montlake and HMC

Daniel E. Sabath, MD, PhD


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Office Location:

HMC - Room 3NJ345.1

Mailing Address:

Box 359743
325 9th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Clinical and Research Background

Dr. Sabath directs the Hematology and Coagulation laboratories at the UW Medicine - Montlake campus and Harborview Medical Center. He also directs the Red Cell Disorders Laboratory and Special Coagulation laboratory, both located at Harborview Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Sabath is actively involved in the Molecular Hematopathology laboratory operations, with significant signout responsibilities in that area. Finally, Dr. Sabath serves as a hematopathology consultant for the Harborview anatomic pathology services.

Board Certifications

Hematology, 1993

Clinical Pathology, 1992

Research Interests

Dr. Sabath’s current research focuses on detection and characterization of circulating tumor cells. In collaboration with a local startup company, RareCyte, Inc., he has validated their circulating tumor cell assay for clinical use and is currently investigating the application of this technology for evaluating expression of other biomarkers in circulating tumor cells.

Dr. Sabath is also involved in clinical research in hemoglobin disorders and coagulation testing.

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Academic and Medical Appointments

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics

Medical Appointments

Interim Chief of Service, Harborview Clinical Laboratories, 2017

Medical Director, Transfusion Support Service, UW Medical Center - Montlake, 2014-2016

Medical Director, Clinical Laboratories, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2009-2012

Director, Hematopathology Laboratory, UW Medical Center - Montlake, 1994-2005

Associate Director, Genetics Laboratory, UW Medical Center - Montlake, 1993-2007

Education and Training

Hematopathology Fellowship, University of Washington

Laboratory Medicine Residency, University of Washington

MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1989

AB, Harvard College, 1982


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