Vincent Picozzi, Jr., MD, MMM

Director
Pancreatic Center of Excellence
Digestive Disease Institute
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Dr. Vincent Picozzi received his medical degree from Stanford University in Stanford, California. He completed his internship and residency at Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and returned to Stanford University to complete his fellowships in hematology and oncology. In addition, Dr. Picozzi has completed a master of medical management (MMM) degree at Tulane University. He is currently Director of the Pancreas Center of Excellence, Digestive Disease Institute, as well as a practicing physician in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Picozzi has board certification from National Board of Medical Examiners and from the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology. He holds professional memberships in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN). He is on the Board of Directors (and a founding member) of the Washington State Medical Oncology Society, as well as the Providence Hospice of King County Foundation.

Serving patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders is Dr. Picozzi’s calling in life. His mission is to elevate the relationship between cancer patients and their providers to a premier level of importance in our society. In particular, serving patients with pancreaticobiliary cancer has been the central ministry of his professional career. His immediate goal is to assist in the transformation of perceptions and outcomes for this disorder that has the poorest prognosis of any common cancer.

Last modified: December 9, 2018