Dr. Shankaran is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, with a particular focus on cancers of the esophagus and stomach. Her clinical expertise is all gastrointestinal cancers including gastric, esophageal, colon, rectal, pancreas, and neuroendocrine tumors; primary clinical interest in cancers of the stomach and esophagus. Her research interests include the Gastrointestinal Cancers Trials, GI cancer-related health outcomes, comparative effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of cancer therapies.


University of Washington School of Medicine Medical Oncology Associate Professor
Fred Hutch Clinical Research Public Health Sciences - HICOR Associate Professor
Fred Hutch Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) Co-Director