Eric Vallieres, M.D., GRACE Faculty

Eric Vallieres, M.D., FRCSC, Director Thoracic Surgery
Swedish Cancer Institute
Seattle
WA
Specialties
General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Vallieres is a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner and a 2018 Seattle Magazine Top Doc Award winner. Philosophy of care: Empowering my patients with information so that they can make the best decision regarding the treatment of their cancer or disease.  For more information on Dr. Vallieres, please visit his bio here

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